A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Wenping in China. Exact location of event, longitude 103.2668 East, latitude 27.3092 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 13:48:03 / May 18, 2020 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009jr6. Unique identifier: us70009jr6. The temblor was detected at 21:48:03 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Zhaotong (c. 109 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zhaotong.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 28 km WNW of Wenping, China.
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