A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Changning in China on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000425j. Id of event: us6000425j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 23:34:34 / June 17, 2019 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.9745° East, 28.4473° North. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:34:34 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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