A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Changning in China on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 08:28:18 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 00:28:18 / June 23, 2019 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.9461° East, 28.5145° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us600044qx. Unique identifier: us600044qx.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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