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Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Sichuan, 78 km south of Yongchuan, Chongqing, China, on Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 at 3:14 am (GMT +8)

Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Sichuan, 78 km south of Yongchuan, Chongqing, China, on Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 at 3:14 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Sichuan, 78 km south of Yongchuan, Chongqing, China, on Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 at 3:14 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 11 km depth

16 Mar 19:30 UTC: First to report: CEIC after 16 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 16, 2021 19:14:13 UTC
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Mar 17, 2021 at 3:14 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.5
Depth11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.66°N / 105.79°E (Sichuan, China)
Antipode28.66°S / 74.21°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceCEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Nearby towns and cities32 km (20 mi) WNW of Guandu (Guizhou) (pop: 2,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Wenshui (Zunyi Shi, Guizhou) (pop: 5,530) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (48 mi) S of Yongchuan (Chongqing) (pop: 94,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Jijiang (Chongqing) (pop: 61,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) W of Dongxi (Chongqing) (pop: 7,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (67 mi) SW of Yudong (Chongqing) (pop: 81,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
124 km (77 mi) SE of Zigong (pop: 1,262,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (78 mi) SW of Chongqing (pop: 7,457,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
278 km (173 mi) SE of Chengdu (pop: 13,568,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 20.7°C (69 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.511 km四川泸州市合江县, ChinaCEIC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.5, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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