A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Xunchang in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2l2. Id of event: us7000d2l2. Exact location of earthquake, 104.2709° East, 28.2749° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 01:59:11 / January 23, 2021 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:59:11 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WSW of Xunchang, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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