Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 51 km southeast of Xunchang, Sichuan, China, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 12:22 pm (GMT +8) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 51 km southeast of Xunchang, Sichuan, China, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 12:22 pm (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 9 km depth

16 Feb 04:40 UTC: First to report: CEIC after 17 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2021 04:22:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 12:22 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.13°N / 105.08°E (Sichuan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SE of Xunchang (pop: 64,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Yibin (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Bijie (Guizhou) (pop: 77,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SSE of Zigong (pop: 690,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) S of Neijiang (pop: 546,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NE of Zhaotong (Yunnan) (pop: 109,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SE of Luocheng (pop: 73,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SE of Leshan (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSE of Chengdu (pop: 7,415,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 11.5°C (53 F), humidity: 62%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NW
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.89 km四川宜宾市兴文县, ChinaCEIC

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