A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Yibin in China. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 05:41:59 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 05:41:59 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcha. Id of event: us6000bcha. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.121 East, latitude 28.9031 North, depth = 36.07 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yongchuan, Neijiang, Xunchang. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Neijiang (c. 546 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yongchuan (c. 94 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km ENE of Yibin, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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