A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from Aksu in China. The temblor was reported at 23:35:58 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 78.9798 East, latitude 40.7563 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dda. Unique identifier: us70009dda. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 15:35:58 / May 9, 2020 @ 3:35 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aykol (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Aykol (c. 11 300 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km WSW of Aksu, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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