A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes southern Xinjiang, China (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 10:26:00 / March 14, 2021 @ 10:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj9b. Unique identifier: us7000dj9b. Exact location, longitude 81.2041° East, latitude 41.9445° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:26:00 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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