A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yongchang in China. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006764. Id of event: us20006764. The temblor was reported at 18:13:06 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 104.4039° East, latitude 31.8334° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/16 / 2016-06-27 10:13:06 / June 27, 2016 @ 10:13 am.
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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