A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Wanxian in China on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 15:54:54 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000cqf0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqf0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 15:54:54 / November 16, 2020 @ 3:54 pm. 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, 108.7001° East, 30.7297° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Wanxian (c. 189 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Enshi (c. 95 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lichuan (c. 72 700 pop). Close 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 Enshi, Lichuan, Wanxian.
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 32 km ESE of Wanxian, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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