A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Deyang in China. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5fx. Unique identifier: us6000d5fx. Exact location, longitude 104.058° East, latitude 31.4609° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:38:32 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 21:38:32 / December 21, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chengdu, Jiangyou, Mianyang (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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