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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Qinghai, China, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:22 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Qinghai, China, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:22 am (GMT +8) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Qinghai, China, on Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:22 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 145 km depth

16 Aug 02:36 UTC: First to report: NCS after 13 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 16, 2022 02:22:53 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Aug 16, 2022 at 10:22 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.4
Depth145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude33.88°N / 90.2°E (Tibet, China)
Antipode33.88°S / 89.8°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities319 km (198 mi) NNW of Nagqu Prefecture (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
478 km (297 mi) N of Lhassa (pop: 118,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 11.4°C (53 F), humidity: 42%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4145 kmQinghai, ChinaNCS
4.580 kmChina: XIZANG-QINGHAI BORDER REGIONEMSC
4.660 kmQinghai, ChinaRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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