A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Changning in China on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 14:29:55 / June 22, 2019 @ 2:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044mq. Id of event: us600044mq. Exact location of earthquake, 104.8963° East, 28.4545° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:29:55 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang.
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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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