A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Yanling in China on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 104.6944° East, latitude 29.4476° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:33:24 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 13:33:24 / February 16, 2020 @ 1:33 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70007u86. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007u86. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leshan, Yibin, Yanjiang (min 5000 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SSE of Yanling, China.
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