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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag was detected near Changning in China

Earthquake location 28.4141S, 104.9796WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Changning in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041ry. Id of event: us600041ry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 14:55:45 / June 17, 2019 @ 2:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:55:45 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 104.9796° East, 28.4141° North, depth 10 km.

Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Zigong (c. 690 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Yibin (c. 242 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Xunchang (c. 64 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zigong, Yibin, Xunchang (min 5000 pop).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 19 km SSE of Changning, China.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 104.9796° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4141° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE of Changning, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-17 14:55:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-17 15:20:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.243 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level pending 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 537 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 7.125 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 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 us600041ry Id of event.
Event Code 600041ry An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600041ry, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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