A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Jiangyou in China. Event id: us6000ccpl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ccpl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.47 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 18:04:35 / October 24, 2020 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:04:35 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.2935° East, 31.8024° North, depth 40.47 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tianpeng, Deyang, Mianyang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km W of Jiangyou, China.
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