A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Xinjiang-Qinghai border region, China (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 06:57:10 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 90.8472 East, latitude 38.3644 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k66f. Id of event: us2000k66f. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/19 / 2019-03-27 22:57:10 / March 27, 2019 @ 10:57 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Xinjiang-Qinghai border region, China.
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