A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Jiangyou in China. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.3946° East, 31.9533° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c71d. Id of event: us7000c71d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 17:12:38 / October 22, 2020 @ 5:12 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:12:38 / 5:12 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km NW of Jiangyou, China.
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