A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Guangyuan in China on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 16:24:21 / September 13, 2020 @ 4:24 pm. 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: us7000bpg3. Id of event: us7000bpg3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.29 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:24:21 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 105.339° East, latitude 32.0902° North, depth = 16.29 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mianyang, Langzhong, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Langzhong (c. 60 500 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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: 60 km SW of Guangyuan, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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