A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Xunchang in China on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.7607 East, latitude 28.2997 North, depth = 10 km. 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: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 14:12:24 / June 23, 2020 @ 2:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah96. Id of event: us6000ah96. The temblor was picked up at 14:12:24 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 17 km SSE of Xunchang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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