A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Jiangyou in China. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.96 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 104.2181 East, latitude 31.9295 North, depth = 16.96 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:39 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000cb4i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb4i. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 03:03:39 / October 22, 2020 @ 3:03 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Mianyang (c. 264 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Deyang (c. 152 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jiangyou (c. 127 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 50 km WNW of Jiangyou, China.
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