A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Xunchang in China. Id of earthquake: us70006s2q. Event ids that are associated: us70006s2q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 00:47:12 / December 29, 2019 @ 12:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 104.8851° East, 28.3309° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 08:47:12 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 21 km SE of Xunchang, China.
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