A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Linqiong in China on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 103.4208° East, 30.405° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:46 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us2000fy3v. Unique identifier: us2000fy3v. Global time and date of event 06/07/18 / 2018-07-06 05:19:46 / July 6, 2018 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Linqiong (c. 55 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tianpeng, Chengdu, Linqiong (min 5000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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