A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 126 km E of Nagqu, China (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 93.3716° East, latitude 31.6676° North, depth = 34.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:38:54 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 16:38:54 / September 1, 2020 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhup. Id of event: us7000bhup. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.1 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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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