A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kuqa in China on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 21:03:58 / September 18, 2020 @ 9:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 83.4762° East, 42.1134° North. Unique identifier: us6000c04c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c04c. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:03:58 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kuche (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Kuche (c. 68 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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