A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Xunchang in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 21:33:23 / January 3, 2021 @ 9:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:33:23 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d817. Unique identifier: us6000d817. Exact location of earthquake, 105.0555° East, 28.4594° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km E of Xunchang, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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