A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Jiannan in China. The temblor was reported at 05:26:58 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008ju1. Event ids that are associated: us10008ju1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 21:26:58 / April 22, 2017 @ 9:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.1501° East, 31.4945° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tongchuan, Chengdu, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Tongchuan (c. 58 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km NNW of Jiannan, China.
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