A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China (150 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 94.7761 East, latitude 30.4508 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000b7i6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7i6. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 16:45:10 / July 31, 2020 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:45:10 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 242 km WSW of Qamdo, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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