A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ürümqi in China on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000ages. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ages. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:38:06 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 87.3132° East, 43.7552° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 10:38:06 / June 22, 2020 @ 10:38 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yan’an Beilu, Ürümqi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 23 km WSW of Ürümqi, China.
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