A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Junlian in China on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 31.99 km, 104.765° East, 28.0958° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 10:05:39 / January 15, 2017 @ 10:05 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:05:39 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.99 km (20 miles). Event id: us10007tdf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007tdf.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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