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Moderate earthquake 5.3 mag, 39 km NW of Kashi, China

Earthquake location 39.7003S, 75.6403WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km NW of Kashi, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 75.6403° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km NW of Kashi, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-12 04:32:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-12 04:50:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 432 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.595 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j38u Id of event.
Event Code 2000j38u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j38u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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