A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 136 km SSW of Kashgar, China (85 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 06:47:15 / September 18, 2020 @ 6:47 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:47:15 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 127.98 km, 75.6017° East, 38.282° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 127.98 km (80 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bppw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bppw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 136 km SSW of Kashgar, China.
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