Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Xizang (China) on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - information

Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 564 km northwest of Lhasa, Tibet, China, on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 20:07 (GMT)

- Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 564 km northwest of Lhasa, Tibet, China, on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 20:07 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Jul 20:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jul 22 20:15: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Jul 22 20:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 6.4.
Date & time: 22 Jul 2020 20:07:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.13°N / 86.78°E (Tibet, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
476 km (296 mi) NNW of Xigaze (Tibet) (pop: 80,000) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) NW of Dêqên (Tibet) (pop: 62,400) --> See nearby quakes!
556 km (346 mi) NE of Kharpunath (Karnali Pradesh, Nepal) (pop: 682) --> See nearby quakes!
564 km (350 mi) NW of Lhasa (Tibet) (pop: 118,700) --> See nearby quakes!
612 km (380 mi) NE of Jumla (Karnali, Karnali Pradesh, Nepal) (pop: 9,070) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.410 kmXizang (China)GFZ
6.310 kmWestern Xizang (China)EMSC
6.010 kmXizang (China)BMKG
6.610 km西藏那曲市尼玛县 (China)CEIC
6.510.2 kmChina [Land]INGV
6.410 kmXizang (China)GeoAu
6.310 kmwestern Xizang (China)USGS

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (53 quakes):
  • 15 Sep 2020 00:16 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 14 Sep 2020 10:38 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 11:23 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 11:23 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 11:23 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 09 Aug 2020 11:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 09 Aug 2020 11:22 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 04 Aug 2020 02:59 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Aug 2020 02:59 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 04 Aug 2020 02:59 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 31 Jul 2020 11:20 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Jul 2020 14:38 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 08:06 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 24 Jul 2020 03:39 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2020 15:17 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2020 15:17 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details
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