A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Kuqa in China. The temblor was detected at 12:11:54 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000912h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000912h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 04:11:54 / April 14, 2020 @ 4:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude 83.3515 East, latitude 41.0309 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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