A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Xunchang in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 00:23:29 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:23:29 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 104.992° East, 28.3169° North. Event id: us7000cbnb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbnb.
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 31 km ESE of Xunchang, China.
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