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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 22 km WNW of Fuyu, China

Earthquake location 45.2792S, 124.5572WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Fuyu in China on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 17:50:52 / May 27, 2018 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.5572° East, latitude 45.2792° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:50:52 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000eczp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eczp.

Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zhaozhou, Zhaoyuan, Dalai. Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Fuyu (c. 138 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Qianguo (c. 113 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dalai (c. 93 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Zhaozhou (c. 62 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Zhaoyuan (c. 59 400 pop).

Every 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. 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 22 km WNW of Fuyu, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.5572° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.2792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WNW of Fuyu, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-27 17:50:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-27 18:12:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 402 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 7.947 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000eczp Id of event.
Event Code 1000eczp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eczp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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