A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Korla in China. Exact location, longitude 85.7968° East, latitude 42.1572° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:39:03 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 03:39:03 / January 8, 2021 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000d6mj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6mj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sishilichengzi, Sayibage (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Sayibage (c. 179 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sishilichengzi (c. 8 700 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 53 km NW of Korla, China.
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