A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Xunchang in China on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000cc25. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc25. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 15:43:47 / October 19, 2020 @ 3:43 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:43:47 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.42 km (23 miles). Exact location, longitude 105.0099° East, latitude 28.2955° North, depth = 37.42 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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