A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Shazhou in China. Exact location of earthquake, 105.6809° East, 32.7457° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:06:34 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hddm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hddm. Global time and date of event 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 11:06:34 / September 12, 2018 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guangyuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 20 km ENE of Shazhou, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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