A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Zhaozhen in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007mte. Id of event: us60007mte. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 16:05:42 / February 2, 2020 @ 4:05 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.79 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:42 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.79 km, 104.5632° East, 30.7492° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Chengdu (c. 7 415 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Suining (c. 124 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yanjiang (c. 87 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tianpeng (c. 60 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tongchuan (c. 58 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suining, Mianyang, Yanjiang.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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