A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Long’an in China. Exact location of event, depth 30.36 km, 104.7126° East, 32.4156° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ilw. Unique identifier: us10008ilw. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.36 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:25:09 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 18:25:09 / April 10, 2017 @ 6:25 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiangyou (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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