A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes western Xizang (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 86.7897 East, latitude 33.2384 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 03:39:41 / July 24, 2020 @ 3:39 am. Event id: us6000b35t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b35t. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:41 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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