A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km WSW of Aksu, China (76 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 16:49:12 / May 10, 2020 @ 4:49 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:49:12 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dqt. Unique identifier: us70009dqt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 78.8609 East, latitude 40.7948 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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