Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Xunchang in China


Earthquake location 28.1073S, 104.6708WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Xunchang in China. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 08:39:05 / June 2, 2020 @ 8:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:05 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a8nz. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8nz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 104.6708° East, 28.1073° North, depth 10 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yibin, Xunchang. Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Did you feel the quake?

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: 38 km S of Xunchang, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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