A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 225 km WSW of Qamdo, China (140 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 94.8878° East, latitude 30.6463° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:48 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 00:36:48 / July 20, 2020 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000b3hr. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3hr.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 225 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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