A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Jiangyou in China. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:35 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 17:44:35 / March 1, 2021 @ 5:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg0g. Id of event: us7000dg0g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 104.7455° East, latitude 31.9957° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mianyang, Jiangyou.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km N of Jiangyou, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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