A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Turpan in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 22:01:25 / December 3, 2019 @ 10:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:25 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006ls8. Event ids that are associated: us60006ls8. Exact location, longitude 89.2457° East, latitude 43.6499° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laochenglu (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Laochenglu (c. 254 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 79 km N of Turpan, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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