A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 127 km SSW of Kashgar, China (79 miles). Exact location of event, depth 140.17 km, 75.4485° East, 38.4044° North. Unique identifier: us7000cn26. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn26. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 140.17 km (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 00:54:41 / December 2, 2020 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:41 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 127 km SSW of Kashgar, China.
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