A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes western Xizang (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 02:59:49 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.55 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 41.55 km, 86.9885° East, 33.2042° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 02:59:49 / August 4, 2020 @ 2:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8yq. Unique identifier: us6000b8yq.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifteen 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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