A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Xunchang in China. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:35:19 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). 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 44.71 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 14:35:19 / January 18, 2017 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location, longitude 104.8738° East, latitude 28.1707° North, depth = 44.71 km. Event id: us10007ty6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ty6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 35 km SSE of Xunchang, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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