A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 67 km E of Qapqal, China (42 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:48 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 20:55:48 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpzl. Id of event: us7000bpzl. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 81.9273° East, 43.8568° North.
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 two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km E of Qapqal, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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