A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 102 kilometers (63 miles) from Aksu in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/20 / 2020-02-28 21:36:26 / February 28, 2020 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600086h7. Ids that are associated to the event: us600086h7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 81.115 East, latitude 41.787 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:36:26 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yingbazha (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Yingbazha (c. 340 000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km NE of Aksu, China.
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