A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Xunchang in China on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 104.8033° East, 28.3058° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600045rc. Id of event: us600045rc. The temblor was detected at 23:03:08 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 15:03:08 / June 17, 2019 @ 3:03 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 SSE of Xunchang, China.
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