A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Korla in China on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009glt. Id of event: us70009glt. The temblor was picked up at 12:11:19 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 12:11:19 / May 9, 2020 @ 12:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 85.6398° East, latitude 42.2336° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sishilichengzi, Sayibage (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Sayibage (c. 179 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sishilichengzi (c. 8 700 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km NW of Korla, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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