A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 241 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 94.7909 East, latitude 30.4283 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:47:43 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b2d7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2d7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 00:47:43 / July 23, 2020 @ 12:47 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 241 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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