A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Junlian in China. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:52 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.42 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009mpt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009mpt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 19:12:52 / May 21, 2020 @ 7:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 104.849° East, 28.1536° North, depth 16.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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-four 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. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km E of Junlian, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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