A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Zhongcheng in China. Global time and date of event 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 16:39:11 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us600045rr. Unique identifier: us600045rr. Exact location, longitude 105.0455° East, latitude 28.3897° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:39:11 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km WNW of Zhongcheng, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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