A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Kuqa in China on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006m8e. Id of event: us60006m8e. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 02:46:31 / December 5, 2019 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.38 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.38 km, 81.7323° East, 41.7306° North. The temblor was detected at 10:46:31 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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