A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Xunchang in China on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:09:53 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009gu3. Event ids that are associated: us70009gu3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 104.7976° East, 28.4439° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 22:09:53 / May 10, 2020 @ 10:09 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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