A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Changji in China. Exact location of event, longitude 87.3321 East, latitude 43.8519 North, depth = 27.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.22 km (17 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:11:24 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cqhs. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqhs. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 07:11:24 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ürümqi, Yan’an Beilu. The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Ürümqi (c. 3 029 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Yan’an Beilu (c. 198 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km S of Changji, China.
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