A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Changning in China on Monday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:23:30 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 15:23:30 / June 17, 2019 @ 3:23 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us600045rd. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045rd. Exact location, longitude 104.9682° East, latitude 28.4474° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Changning, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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