A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Xunchang in China. Unique identifier: us600045s4. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045s4. Exact location of event, longitude 104.7703 East, latitude 28.4109 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 15:02:37 / June 17, 2019 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:37 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 7 km SE of Xunchang, China.
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