A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anshun in China on Friday. Exact location, longitude 105.474° East, latitude 26.2034° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bpqr. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpqr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 08:24:01 / September 18, 2020 @ 8:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:24:01 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Liupanshui, Anshun (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Anshun (c. 351 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Liupanshui (c. 251 900 pop). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 46 km W of Anshun, China.
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