A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Jiangyou in China. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cahl. Id of event: us6000cahl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 04:04:51 / October 21, 2020 @ 4:04 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.91 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 104.2961 East, latitude 31.9617 North, depth = 39.91 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:04:51 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km WNW of Jiangyou, China. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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