A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guangming in China on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 00:33:11 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 16:33:11 / September 20, 2019 @ 4:33 pm. Exact location, longitude 102.3476° East, latitude 28.2843° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70005mjm. Event ids that are associated: us70005mjm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Xichang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Xichang (c. 126 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 6 km WSW of Guangming, China.
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