A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Changning in China on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 16:37:56 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:37 pm. Event id: us600041t4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041t4. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:37:56 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.9589° East, 28.454° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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