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NCS Reports Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake in Xizang

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Earthquake: The National Center for Seismology has reported a seismic event in the region of Xizang, marking another significant geological occurrence in the area. The earthquake, registering a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale, sent ripples of concern through the affected region and beyond.

According to the data provided by the National Center for Seismology, the earthquake occurred precisely at 07:14:09 IST on April 20, 2024. The epicenter was located at a latitude of 33.66 and a longitude of 81.79, pinpointing the seismic activity in the remote but geologically active region of Xizang.

One notable aspect of this earthquake is its depth, recorded at 160 km below the Earth’s surface. Such depth can influence the impact and intensity experienced on the surface, potentially affecting structures and communities in the vicinity.

Xizang, is situated in the southwestern part of China and is known for its rugged terrain and seismic activity. Earthquakes in this region are not uncommon, given its proximity to the Himalayas, one of the most seismically active mountain ranges in the world.

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