Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Xunchang, Sichuan, China, on 2018-12-18 12:39:55
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 5 km depth
18 Dec 04:50 UTC: First to report: CEIC after 10 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-18 12:39:55
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.22°N / 104.93°E (Sichuan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SE of Xunchang (pop: 64,600) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Yibin (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of Bijie (Guizhou) (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) S of Zigong (pop: 690,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) S of Neijiang (pop: 546,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NE of Zhaotong (Yunnan) (pop: 109,400) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) SE of Luocheng (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SE of Leshan (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1672 km (1039 mi) SW of Bejing (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||5 km||四川宜宾市兴文县||CEIC|
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