A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 136 km ENE of Nagqu, China (85 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 04:38:11 / September 15, 2020 @ 4:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpu3. Unique identifier: us7000bpu3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:38:11 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.4619 East, latitude 31.7318 North, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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