A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 96 km NNE of Kuqa, China (60 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:30:54 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 83.229 East, latitude 42.5706 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/19 / 2019-12-11 09:30:54 / December 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006q3y. Event ids that are associated: us60006q3y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km NNE of Kuqa, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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