Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Aykol in China


Earthquake location 40.7948S, 78.7484WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 118 km W of Aykol, China (73 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/20 / 2020-06-27 03:17:03 / June 27, 2020 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:17:03 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000acun. Unique identifier: us7000acun. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 78.7484° East, 40.7948° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 118 km W of Aykol, China.

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