A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 262 km SE of Hotan, China (163 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000amgx. Unique identifier: us7000amgx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 22:10:45 / July 12, 2020 @ 10:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 82.3538° East, 35.7814° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:10:45 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 262 km SE of Hotan, China.
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