A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 75 km NW of Gyamotang, China (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:33:38 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 94.9579° East, 32.0762° North, depth 10 km. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 00:33:38 / February 23, 2016 @ 12:33 am. Unique identifier: us10004rwh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004rwh.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 75 km NW of Gyamotang, China.
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