A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Hongtu in China. Unique identifier: us600052pg. Ids that are associated to the event: us600052pg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 07:23:51 / August 9, 2019 @ 7:23 am. The temblor was reported at 15:23:51 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.4974° East, 37.7467° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from Wuwei (c. 493 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Jinchang (c. 144 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jinchang, Wuwei (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ESE of Hongtu, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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