A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Yanling in China. Id of earthquake: us70005dbp. Event ids that are associated: us70005dbp. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:36:22 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 104.6284° East, latitude 29.4693° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 02:36:22 / September 8, 2019 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Chonglong (c. 58 400 pop). 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 Leshan, Yibin, Yanjiang.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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 SSW of Yanling, China.
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