A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 144 km N of Qumong, China (89 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.92 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 10:04:16 / October 12, 2015 @ 10:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003myf. Unique identifier: us10003myf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 98.2153 East, latitude 34.274 North, depth = 12.92 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:04:16 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 144 km N of Qumong, China.
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