A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km ESE of Qapqal, China (43 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 11:18:08 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bqqj. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqqj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 81.8397° East, 43.4994° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 11:18:08 / September 21, 2020 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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