A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Changning in China. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.64 km (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:59:44 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 104.9219° East, latitude 28.4215° North, depth = 29.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003j7e. Event ids that are associated: us10003j7e. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 22:59:44 / September 17, 2015 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km S of Changning, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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