A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 243 km WSW of Qamdo, China (151 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bepe. Id of event: us6000bepe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7916 East, latitude 30.3805 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:58:40 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 12:58:40 / August 14, 2020 @ 12:58 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 243 km WSW of Qamdo, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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