A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Xunchang in China. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 22:56:49 / June 20, 2019 @ 10:56 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:49 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700046q7. Id of event: us700046q7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.6388° East, 28.3463° North. 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km SSW of Xunchang, China.
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