A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Xunchang in China. Global time and date of event 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 19:18:16 / November 12, 2020 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cdyw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdyw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.7825 East, latitude 28.1447 North, depth = 36.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.45 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:18:16 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 35 km (22 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km S of Xunchang, China.
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