A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SW of Rulong, China (65 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 99.6083° East, latitude 30.2214° North, depth = 24.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.93 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 17:23:17 / September 22, 2016 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:17 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006rpv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006rpv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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 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: 104 km SW of Rulong, China.
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