A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Aksu in China on Monday. Global time and date of event 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 19:21:41 / March 22, 2020 @ 7:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 81.1639 East, latitude 41.7105 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:21:41 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70008e63. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008e63.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yingbazha (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Yingbazha (c. 340 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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