A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Changning in China on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 16:29:08 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 104.9407° East, 28.5018° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041sv. Id of event: us600041sv. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:08 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSE of Changning, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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