A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 240 km WSW of Qamdo, China (149 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 21:27:28 / August 11, 2020 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 94.8302° East, 30.3671° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:27:28 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcy3. Unique identifier: us6000bcy3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 240 km WSW of Qamdo, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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