A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Xinling in China. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 09:39:24 / June 18, 2017 @ 9:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.8 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 110.4559° East, latitude 31.1467° North, depth = 17.8 km. Event id: us20009nf3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nf3. The temblor was picked up at 17:39:24 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yichang. The epicenter was 93 km (57 miles) from Yichang (c. 476 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 18 km NE of Xinling, China.
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