A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 09:58:58 / July 26, 2020 @ 9:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 94.7783° East, 30.4241° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4bp. Unique identifier: us6000b4bp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:58:58 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nineteen 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.
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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: 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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