A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported western Xizang (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 85.308° East, 33.2201° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 03:51:05 / September 23, 2020 @ 3:51 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c2j7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2j7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:51:05 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: western Xizang.
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