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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Xunchang in China

Earthquake location 28.1899S, 104.8247WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Xunchang in China. Exact location, longitude 104.8247° East, latitude 28.1899° North, depth = 31.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:55:12 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.5 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 17:55:12 / June 29, 2020 @ 5:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aejb. Id of event: us7000aejb.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km SSE of Xunchang, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.8247° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km SSE of Xunchang, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-29 17:55:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-30 16:56:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000aejb Id of event.
Event Code 7000aejb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aejb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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