A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.66 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 05:50:23 / July 27, 2020 @ 5:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:50:23 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b4l6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4l6. Exact location, longitude 94.7881° East, latitude 30.3976° North, depth = 34.66 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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