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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Xunchang in China

Earthquake location 28.1447S, 104.7825WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Xunchang in China. Global time and date of event 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 19:18:16 / November 12, 2020 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cdyw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdyw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 104.7825 East, latitude 28.1447 North, depth = 36.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.45 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:18:16 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang.

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. 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 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km S of Xunchang, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.7825° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.1447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 km S 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 2020-11-12 19:18:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-12 23:04:38 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 340 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 4.634 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us7000cdyw Id of event.
Event Code 7000cdyw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cdyw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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