A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Xiasi in China on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.68 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wtv. Unique identifier: us20009wtv. Exact location of event, depth 14.68 km, 105.5206° East, 32.3468° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:01 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 22:56:01 / July 16, 2017 @ 10:56 pm.
The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Langzhong (c. 60 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiangyou, Langzhong, Guangyuan. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km N of Xiasi, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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