A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 km NW of Gyamotang, China (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:40:58 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 10:40:58 / April 23, 2016 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 94.8991° East, latitude 32.0923° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20005l66. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005l66.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km NW of Gyamotang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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