Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Shache in China


Earthquake location 38.1145S, 76.8822WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Shache in China. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:26 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 22:45:26 / October 17, 2020 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000c921. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c921. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 76.8822° East, 38.1145° North.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shache (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Shache (c. 82 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km SW of Shache, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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