A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bijie in China on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 03:57:59 / July 2, 2020 @ 3:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000ak4q. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak4q. Exact location, longitude 104.8138° East, latitude 27.2392° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:59 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weining, Liupanshui, Bijie (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Liupanshui (c. 251 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bijie (c. 77 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Weining (c. 56 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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