Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Xunchang, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, 3 January 2019 at 00:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 61 km depth
3 Jan 00:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.15°N / 104.87°E (Sichuan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) SSE of Xunchang (pop: 64,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Yibin (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Bijie (Guizhou) (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) S of Zigong (pop: 690,000) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NE of Zhaotong (Yunnan) (pop: 109,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SSE of Luocheng (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Neijiang (pop: 546,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Leshan (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1682 km (1045 mi) SW of Bejing (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||61 km||Sichuan, China||GFZ|
|M 5.2||40 km||EASTERN SICHUAN, CHINA||EMSC|
|M 5.3||15 km||四川宜宾市珙县||CEIC|
|M 5.2||10 km||- 24km WSW of Zhongcheng, China||USGS|
|M 5.1||45 km||Sichuan, China||GeoAu|
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