A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Burang in China on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 10:43:27 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 04:58:27 / September 28, 2019 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s36. Id of event: us70005s36. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 81.4847° East, latitude 30.0398° North, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Burang (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Burang (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SE of Burang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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