Moderate 5.2 Earthquake Strikes China

Earthquake location 32.7457S, 105.6809W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Shazhou in China. Exact location of earthquake, 105.6809° East, 32.7457° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:06:34 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hddm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hddm. Global time and date of event 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 11:06:34 / September 12, 2018 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guangyuan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, China (c. 1 330 044 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Guangyuan (c. 213 400 pop).

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/12/moderate-earthquake-5-2-mag-strikes-near-shazhou-in-china/

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