A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Xiaojiezi in China. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 17:44:26 / August 12, 2018 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 102.9407° East, 24.3216° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000g7al. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g7al. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:26 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Longquan, Zhongshu, Majie (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Kunming (c. 3 855 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kaiyuan (c. 198 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Majie (c. 131 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Haikou (c. 112 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lianran (c. 106 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Yuxi (c. 103 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Zhongshu (c. 91 800 pop). Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km ESE of Xiaojiezi, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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