Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 237 km west of Qamdo, Changdu Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 18:14 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 237 km west of Qamdo, Changdu Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China, on Tuesday, 11 August 2020 at 18:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Aug 18:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Aug 12 06:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.8.
Date & time: 11 Aug 2020 18:14:17 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.4°N / 94.85°E (Tibet, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
237 km (147 mi) WSW of Chamdo (Tibet) (pop: 86,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) N of Along (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) N of Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) ESE of Nagqu Prefecture (Tibet) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) N of Dibrugarh (Assam, India) (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) N of Tinsukia (Assam, India) (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) N of North Lakhimpur (Assam, India) (pop: 59,800) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) ENE of Lhasa (Tibet) (pop: 118,700) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) N of Sibsagar (Assam, India) (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) E of Dêqên (Tibet) (pop: 62,400) --> 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

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.810 kmXizang (China)GFZ
5.030 kmEastern Xizang (China)EMSC
4.935 km244 km N of Along, India (China)USGS
4.910 kmXizang (China)BMKG
4.110 km西藏林芝市波密县 (China)CEIC

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