Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 43 km west of Mianyang, Sichuan, China, on 16 Jul 3:59 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 70 km depth
16 Jul 09:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 16 Jul 3:59 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.6°N / 104.26°E↗ (Sichuan, China)
Antipode: 31.6°S / 75.74°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (26 mi) WNW of Mianyang (pop: 264,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Jiangyou (pop: 127,200) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) NNW of Deyang (pop: 152,200) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NNE of Tianpeng (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Tongchuan (pop: 58,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (66 mi) N of Chengdu (pop: 7,415,600) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Yanjiang (pop: 87,400) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NW of Suining (pop: 124,900) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WSW of Guangyuan (pop: 213,400) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 mi) NW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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