A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Ürümqi in China. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bawp. Unique identifier: us6000bawp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 00:35:08 / August 8, 2020 @ 12:35 am. The temblor was detected at 00:35:08 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 87.6562° East, latitude 43.273° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yan’an Beilu, Ürümqi (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 58 km S of Ürümqi, China.
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