A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km WSW of Aksu, China (96 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 20:11:18 / May 9, 2020 @ 8:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dgs. Unique identifier: us70009dgs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:11:18 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 78.4784 East, latitude 40.8098 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 154 km WSW of Aksu, China.
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