A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Changning in China on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 104.9396° East, 28.4674° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000422t. Id of event: us6000422t. The temblor was reported at 05:03:26 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 21:03:26 / June 17, 2019 @ 9:03 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 12 km S of Changning, China.
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