A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Xunchang in China on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 15:09:02 / June 17, 2019 @ 3:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us600045rb. Unique identifier: us600045rb. The temblor was picked up at 23:09:02 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 104.8859° East, latitude 28.3913° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 18 km ESE of Xunchang, China.
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