A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Youdian in China on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.05 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 99.527 East, latitude 25.0973 North, depth = 30.05 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 11:26:44 / October 30, 2015 @ 11:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:44 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us200040pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040pj.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dali. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Dali (c. 134 000 pop).
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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km NNW of Youdian, China.
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