A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 km WSW of Lianzhu, China (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:31:31 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 101.5523 East, latitude 23.3319 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us2000hat7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hat7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 02:31:31 / September 8, 2018 @ 2:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WSW of Lianzhu, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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