A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yanling in China. Unique identifier: us2000jmpz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jmpz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/19 / 2019-02-25 05:15:59 / February 25, 2019 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 104.6321° East, latitude 29.4975° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 13:15:59 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leshan, Yibin, Yanjiang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km SW of Yanling, China.
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