A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yujin in China on Tuesday. 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: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 12:34:50 / May 26, 2020 @ 12:34 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:34:50 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009qly. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009qly. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 103.7641 East, latitude 29.1694 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Leshan (c. 154 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Luocheng (c. 73 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Leshan, Luocheng (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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