A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Shache in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:51:23 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 16:51:23 / September 6, 2020 @ 4:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 77.8901° East, 37.9774° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bizy. Unique identifier: us7000bizy.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shache (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Shache (c. 82 500 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km SE of Shache, China.
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