A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fangting in China. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.43 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bpme. Event ids that are associated: us2000bpme. The temblor was detected at 08:34:13 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 103.9693 East, latitude 31.1791 North, depth = 20.43 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 00:34:13 / November 6, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mianyang, Chengdu, Deyang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WNW of Fangting, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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