A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, western Xizang (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 86.6423 East, latitude 33.0028 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bfx3. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfx3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 11:23:40 / August 17, 2020 @ 11:23 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:23:40 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). 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.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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