A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Laojunmiao in China. Event id: us70003d40. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003d40. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:39 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.62 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 20:27:39 / April 27, 2019 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 97.3578° East, 39.1771° North, depth 21.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jiayuguan, Laojunmiao. Epicenter of the event was 106 km (66 miles) from Jiayuguan (c. 122 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Laojunmiao (c. 84 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SSW of Laojunmiao, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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