A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 262 km W of Da Qaidam Hu, China (163 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 92.2958° East, 37.8304° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 16:41:39 / October 22, 2019 @ 4:41 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us700061mz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061mz. The temblor was picked up at 00:41:39 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 262 km W of Da Qaidam Hu, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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