A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Diwopu in China. Unique identifier: us70009n6v. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009n6v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 87.2746 East, latitude 43.7975 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:26:30 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 23:26:30 / May 15, 2020 @ 11:26 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ürümqi, Yan’an Beilu. The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km WSW of Diwopu, China.
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