A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 63 km NW of Gyamotang, China (39 miles). Unique identifier: us60007f7v. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007f7v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 95.0103° East, 31.9814° North. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:05 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 22:56:05 / January 24, 2020 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km NW of Gyamotang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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