Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 268 km north of Dibrugarh, Assam, India, China, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 15:58 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 268 km north of Dibrugarh, Assam, India, China, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 15:58 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 21 km depth

12 Aug 16:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Aug 12 16:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 21.0 km.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2020 15:58:10 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.88°N / 95.12°E (Tibet, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) N of Along (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) N of Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SW of Chamdo (Tibet) (pop: 86,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) N of Silapathar (Dhemaji, Assam, India) (pop: 22,300) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) N of Sookerating (Tinsukia, Assam, India) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) N of Tinsukia (Assam, India) (pop: 89,400) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) N of Dibrugarh (Assam, India) (pop: 122,200) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) N of Duliāgaon (Assam, India) (pop: 23,500) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) ESE of Nagqu Prefecture (Tibet) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) E of Lhasa (Tibet) (pop: 118,700) --> 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
4.821 kmEastern Xizang-India Border Reg. (China)GFZ
5.021 kmEastern Xizang-india Border Reg. (China)EMSC
4.46 km西藏林芝市巴宜区 (China)CEIC
4.840 kmEastern Xizang-India Border Reg. (China)GeoAu
4.810 km193 km N of Along, India (China)USGS

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