Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 220 km southeast of Chamdo, Xizang, China, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 15:32 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 220 km southeast of Chamdo, Xizang, China, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 15:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Dec 15:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 15:32:53 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.78°N / 98.86°E (Xizang, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
220 km (137 mi) SE of Chamdo (Tibet) (pop: 86,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNW of Shangri-La (Yunnan) (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) W of Kangding (Sichuan) (pop: 100,000) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) NNW of Lijiang (Yunnan) (pop: 1,137,600) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) WNW of Xichang (Sichuan) (pop: 126,800) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ENE of Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (265 mi) NE of Tinsukia (Assam, India) (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
455 km (283 mi) NW of Dadukou (Sichuan) (pop: 461,500) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) NE of Dibrugarh (Assam, India) (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
1952 km (1213 mi) WSW of Bejing (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.810 kmXizangGFZ
M 5.140 km EASTERN XIZANGEMSC
M 4.98 km西藏昌都市芒康县CEIC
M 5.118 km- 22km ENE of Gartog, ChinaUSGS
M 5.137 kmXizangGeoAu

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