A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 229 km ESE of Hotan, China (142 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:30:51 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 16:30:51 / August 12, 2019 @ 4:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 82.1106° East, latitude 36.0168° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000570p. Event ids that are associated: us6000570p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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