A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7932 East, latitude 30.4045 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:36:38 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ard3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ard3. 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: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 23:36:38 / July 19, 2020 @ 11:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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