A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Shimen in China. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.79 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008uw7. Id of event: us20008uw7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 23:55:06 / March 26, 2017 @ 11:55 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:55:06 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 99.71 East, latitude 25.9014 North, depth = 28.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Dali (c. 134 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dali (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km E of Shimen, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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