A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Yanling in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 21:38:10 / February 23, 2019 @ 9:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 104.5937 East, latitude 29.5517 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jm6f. Id of event: us2000jm6f. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:38:10 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Leshan, Yanjiang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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