A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Zhaxi in China on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mr9. Id of event: us20009mr9. The temblor was reported at 21:17:45 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 104.9566° East, latitude 28.0901° North, depth = 30.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 13:17:45 / June 9, 2017 @ 1:17 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.39 km (19 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bijie, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bijie (c. 77 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 ten 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km N of Zhaxi, China.
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