Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 53 km west of Zhaotong, Yunnan Sheng, China, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 13:48 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 53 km west of Zhaotong, Yunnan Sheng, China, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 13:48 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 May 13:56 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2020 13:48:05 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.38°N / 103.18°E (Yunnan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of Zhaotong (pop: 109,400) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ESE of Xichang (Sichuan) (pop: 126,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) WNW of Weining (Guizhou) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ENE of Dadukou (Sichuan) (pop: 461,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WNW of Liupanshui (Guizhou) (pop: 251,900) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) SW of Xunchang (Sichuan) (pop: 64,600) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SW of Yibin (Sichuan) (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Qujing (pop: 146,000) --> See nearby quakes!
409 km (254 mi) SW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
1850 km (1150 mi) SW of Bejing (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 kmYunnan, ChinaGFZ
M 5.210 kmSichuan-yunnan-guizhou Rg, ChinaEMSC
M 5.238 kmYunnan, ChinaBMKG
M 5.08 km云南昭通市巧家县 (China)CEIC
M 5.210 km26km WNW of Wenping, ChinaUSGS
M 5.156 kmYunnan, ChinaGeoAu

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Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 53 km west of Zhaotong, Yunnan Sheng, China, on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 13:48 (GMT)
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