A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Junlian in China on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.68 km (22 miles). Event id: us10007wg0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wg0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 104.7425 East, latitude 28.1323 North, depth = 35.68 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:20:59 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 11:20:59 / January 15, 2017 @ 11:20 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km E of Junlian, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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