A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000asa5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000asa5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:26:18 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 13:26:18 / July 21, 2020 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 94.8046° East, 30.3919° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 241 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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