A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Kuqa in China. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:16 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 17:19:16 / September 12, 2020 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmh8. Unique identifier: us7000bmh8. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 83.9232° East, 41.3346° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km ESE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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