Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 61 km north of Jiangyou, Sichuan, China, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 06:14 GMT

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 61 km north of Jiangyou, Sichuan, China, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 06:14 GMT Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 61 km north of Jiangyou, Sichuan, China, on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 06:14 GMT

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Sep 06:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 30, 2017 06:14:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.3°N / 104.87°E (Sichuan, China)
Antipode32.3°S / 75.13°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearby towns and cities61 km (38 mi) NNE of Jiangyou (pop: 127,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) W of Guangyuan (pop: 213,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (59 mi) N of Mianyang (pop: 264,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) NW of Langzhong (pop: 60,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
136 km (84 mi) N of Santai (pop: 58,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (86 mi) NNE of Deyang (pop: 152,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (96 mi) NW of Nanlong (pop: 63,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
197 km (122 mi) NNE of Chengdu (pop: 13,568,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
203 km (126 mi) NW of Nanchong (pop: 7,150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
345 km (214 mi) NNW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.010 kmSichuan, ChinaGFZ
5.510 km- 3km WSW of Magong, ChinaUSGS
5.413 km四川广元市青川县CEIC
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User reports for this quake (5)

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Du Jiang / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chengdu / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chengdu Shi (China, 204 km SW of epicenter) : Light vibration in Chengdu, 14:18 (reported through EMSC)  
Chengdu (China, 216 km SW of epicenter) : je n'ai rien entendu - aucun bruit lié au seisme (reported through EMSC)  
Chengdu Shi (China, 205 km SW of epicenter) : Loud noise and Two strong shocks, each 10 seconds lasting (reported through EMSC)  
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