A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 240 km WSW of Qamdo, China (149 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b71z. Event ids that are associated: us6000b71z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:38:38 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 94.8065° East, 30.4083° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 18:38:38 / July 30, 2020 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Every 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 two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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: 240 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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