A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, eastern Sichuan, China kilometers (0 miles) from eastern Sichuan, China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 20:20:15 / January 29, 2020 @ 8:20 pm. Event id: us70007kwk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007kwk. Exact location, longitude 104.9742° East, latitude 28.4675° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:20:15 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: eastern Sichuan, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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