A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Damai in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:56:48 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 17:56:48 / October 27, 2019 @ 5:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.6623 East, latitude 35.0642 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us600063nh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600063nh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Linxia Chengguanzhen (c. 202 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Linxia Chengguanzhen (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 15 km S of Damai, China.
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