A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 282 km NW of Nagqu, China (175 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 90.0814 East, latitude 33.3981 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 20:32:32 / October 16, 2020 @ 8:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:32:32 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000caqq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000caqq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 282 km NW of Nagqu, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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