A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, western Xizang (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:13:48 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 20:13:48 / July 22, 2020 @ 8:13 pm. Event id: us6000b5y0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5y0. Exact location of event, longitude 86.8557 East, latitude 33.1896 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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