A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Aksu in China on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:08 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009bni. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bni. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 80.993° East, latitude 41.3518° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 11:47:08 / May 7, 2020 @ 11:47 am.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Yingbazha (c. 340 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Aral (c. 260 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aykol (c. 11 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aral, Aykol, Yingbazha (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 66 km ENE of Aksu, China.
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