A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Xunchang in China. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 09:08:14 / August 6, 2020 @ 9:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 09:08:14 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ba07. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ba07. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.8551° East, 28.3763° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 16 km ESE of Xunchang, China.
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