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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Xunchang in China

Earthquake location 28.0608S, 105.1159WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Xunchang in China. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 105.1159 East, latitude 28.0608 North, depth = 39.18 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:34:13 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.18 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1e1. Unique identifier: us6000c1e1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 20:34:13 / September 25, 2020 @ 8:34 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Bijie, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bijie (c. 77 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km SE of Xunchang, China.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 105.1159° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.0608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58 km SE of Xunchang, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-25 20:34:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-25 21:34:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.419 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c1e1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c1e1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c1e1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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