A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km NE of Nyingchi, China (36 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 22:34:19 / November 17, 2017 @ 10:34 pm. Unique identifier: us2000bqsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqsn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:34:19 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.9092 East, latitude 29.8347 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 58 km NE of Nyingchi, China.
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