A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Junlian in China on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us10007thr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007thr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 104.8434° East, latitude 28.1681° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 12:03:10 / December 28, 2016 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:03:10 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km E of Junlian, China.
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