A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Xunchang in China. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 19:34:30 / January 21, 2021 @ 7:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d26x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d26x. The temblor was reported at 19:34:30 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.97 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 105.008° East, 28.1256° North, depth 38.97 km.
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Bijie (c. 77 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bijie, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SE of Xunchang, China.
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