A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Xunchang in China on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000b98k. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b98k. Exact location of event, longitude 104.6972 East, latitude 28.1296 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 earthquake 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 20:09:32 / July 29, 2020 @ 8:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:09:32 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km S of Xunchang, China.
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