A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 131 km E of Nagqu, China (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 93.4159° East, 31.7136° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 18:43:09 / October 31, 2020 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:43:09 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000c8qd. Event ids that are associated: us7000c8qd.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 131 km E of Nagqu, China.
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