A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Kashgar in China on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cps4. Unique identifier: us7000cps4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 01:14:35 / December 6, 2020 @ 1:14 am. The temblor was detected at 01:14:35 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.06 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.06 km, 76.0107° East, 39.0413° North.
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Kashi (c. 274 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kashi (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km S of Kashgar, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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