A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km SE of Hotan, China (173 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 30.77 km, 82.4568° East, 35.6438° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:57 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.77 km (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 01:33:57 / July 21, 2020 @ 1:33 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as36. Id of event: us7000as36.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 278 km SE of Hotan, China.
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