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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Kashgar in China

Earthquake location 39.0413S, 76.0107WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 76.0107° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0413° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km S of Kashgar, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-06 01:14:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-10 23:20:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.378 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cps4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cps4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cps4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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