A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Kuqa in China on Friday. Event id: us7000bprf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bprf. Exact location, longitude 83.5996° East, latitude 41.9291° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 10:44:51 / September 18, 2020 @ 10:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:44:51 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kuche (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km ENE of Kuqa, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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