A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 234 km WSW of Qamdo, China (145 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:13:33 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 17:13:33 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bbiy. Event ids that are associated: us6000bbiy. Exact location of earthquake, 94.865° East, 30.4371° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 234 km WSW of Qamdo, China.
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