A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Xunchang in China on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aam0. Id of event: us6000aam0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:03:39 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 104.855 East, latitude 28.2062 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 13:03:39 / June 12, 2020 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 30 km SSE of Xunchang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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