A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 62 km NE of Nyingchi, China (39 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.8491 East, latitude 29.9582 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:32:01 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 00:32:01 / November 18, 2017 @ 12:32 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqtu. Id of event: us2000bqtu.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km NE of Nyingchi, China.
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