A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km NW of Gyamotang, China (39 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/16 / 2016-04-23 09:32:57 / April 23, 2016 @ 9:32 am. Unique identifier: us20005l5w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005l5w. Exact location of event, depth 14.81 km, 95.0567° East, 31.9931° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.81 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:32:57 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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