A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 175 km ENE of Shache, China (109 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 79.1591 East, latitude 38.9174 North, depth = 50.02 km. The temblor was detected at 02:53:22 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.02 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 18:53:22 / December 14, 2019 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006rj1. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006rj1.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 175 km ENE of Shache, China.
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