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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 43 km W of Taocheng, China

Earthquake location 22.9128S, 106.73WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Taocheng in China. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 23:49:52 / November 27, 2019 @ 11:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:49:52 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 106.73° East, 22.9128° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006dzk. Unique identifier: us70006dzk. The earthquake occurred 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).

The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Baihe (c. 63 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Thành Phố Cao Bằng (c. 41 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop), Vietnam (c. 89 571 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baihe, Thành Phố Cao Bằng (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km W of Taocheng, China. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 106.73° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.9128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km W of Taocheng, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-27 23:49:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-28 00:06:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 385 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 6.816 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006dzk Id of event.
Event Code 70006dzk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006dzk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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