A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Chaihe in China. Id of earthquake: us10004atb. Event ids that are associated: us10004atb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.9685 East, latitude 44.8653 North, depth = 583.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 583.06 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 04:22:19 / January 2, 2016 @ 4:22 am. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:19 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boli, Suifenhe, Chengzihe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Mudanjiang (c. 665 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jixi (c. 403 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fendou (c. 164 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dongxing (c. 109 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chengzihe (c. 98 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Boli (c. 95 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hailin (c. 85 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Linkou (c. 77 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 23 km ENE of Chaihe, China.
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