A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Gejiu in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 05:21:57 / July 12, 2020 @ 5:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:57 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am65. Id of event: us7000am65. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.5607 East, latitude 22.7955 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Gejiu (c. 136 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gejiu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km SW of Gejiu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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