A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kashi in China on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 12:32:04 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j38u. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j38u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 04:32:04 / January 12, 2019 @ 4:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 33.13 km, 75.6403° East, 39.7003° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.13 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kashi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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