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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 23km NNW of Pingyuan, China on Friday, 23 May 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 23km NNW of Pingyuan, China on Friday, 23 May 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - 23km NNW of Pingyuan, China on Friday, 23 May 2014
Date & time: Friday, 23 May 2014 20:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 24, 2014 04:49:22
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.926°N / 97.809°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Tengchong (69 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 23 May 2014
Fri, 23 May 20:49 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmMyanmar-China Border RegionGFZ
Fri, 23 May 20:49 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmMYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGIONEMSC

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Dali Yunnan / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up and felt the bed swaying. Went to the living room and the lamps were also swaying.

 

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