A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Gonghe in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:22 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000457x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000457x. Exact location of earthquake, 101.6158° East, 25.0229° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 13:24:22 / June 24, 2019 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haikou, Lianran, Longquan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Haikou (c. 112 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lianran (c. 106 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Longquan (c. 91 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km SSE of Gonghe, China.
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