A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 135 km ENE of Kuqa, China (84 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 14:07:00 / October 21, 2019 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:07:00 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 84.5052° East, 42.0808° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000616z. Id of event: us7000616z.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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