A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Xunchang in China. The temblor was picked up at 18:49:16 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.52 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.2307 East, latitude 28.1488 North, depth = 36.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 18:49:16 / September 29, 2020 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000c4uf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4uf.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yibin, Xunchang. Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km SW of Xunchang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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