A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Jiangyou in China on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 06:38:08 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 06:38:08 / October 31, 2020 @ 6:38 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 105.2089 East, latitude 32.1505 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000cav5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cav5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mianyang, Guangyuan, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 63 km NE of Jiangyou, China.
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