A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Xiluodu in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.67 km (23 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 20:33:37 / May 15, 2019 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: usd0009i8f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usd0009i8f. Exact location of earthquake, 103.6621° East, 28.1554° North, depth 37.67 km. The temblor was reported at 04:33:37 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zhaotong (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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