A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Xujiaba in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 12:04:35 / October 2, 2019 @ 12:04 pm. Event id: us70005psh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005psh. The temblor was reported at 20:04:35 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 108.3887 East, latitude 28.434 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shiqian (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Shiqian (c. 9 600 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 66 km NNE of Xujiaba, China.
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