A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 118 km NE of Aksu, China (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 03:54:44 / January 8, 2021 @ 3:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 81.0766° East, 42.0648° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:54:44 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d131. Id of event: us7000d131.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km NE of Aksu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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