A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Xunchang in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600044z8. Event ids that are associated: us600044z8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 104.7971° East, 28.5199° North, depth 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:16 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 01:23:16 / June 24, 2019 @ 1:23 am.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km NE of Xunchang, China.
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