A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Kuqa in China. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 20:25:49 / March 16, 2019 @ 8:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 83.6623 East, latitude 41.2241 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:25:49 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jh6d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jh6d.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km SE of Kuqa, China.
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