A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 239 km WSW of Qamdo, China (149 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 13:34:24 / July 24, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 94.8313 East, latitude 30.3884 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3ee. Id of event: us6000b3ee. The temblor was detected at 13:34:24 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 239 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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