A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Jiangyou in China on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 104.5353° East, 31.8339° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:24:30 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c71i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c71i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 18:24:30 / October 22, 2020 @ 6:24 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 18 km WNW of Jiangyou, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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