Moderate 4.6 quake hits near Quảng Ngãi, Thành phố Quảng Ngãi, Quảng Ngãi Province, Vietnam
Sun, 9 May 2021, 00:2200:22 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 20 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Quảng Ngãi, Thành phố Quảng Ngãi, Quảng Ngãi Province, Vietnam. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Sunday 9 May 2021 at 7:00 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 9 May 7:00 am (GMT +7)
The event was filed by Thailand's Earthquake Observation Division (TMD), the first seismological agency to report it.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Quảng Ngãi (pop. 33,000) located 53 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Pleiku (pop. 114,200) located 109 km from the epicenter, and Hoi An (pop. 32,800) 109 km away.
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Date & time: 9 May 7:00 am (GMT +7) local time (9 May 2021 00:00 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.9°N / 108.35°E (Vietnam)
Primary data source: TMD
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