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Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:55 am (GMT +8)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake 52 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, Sep 16, 2021 4:33 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 22 minutes earlier.
Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:55 am (GMT +8) Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 54 km southeast of Neijiang, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:55 am (GMT +8)

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 15 km depth

15 Sep 21:05 UTC: First to report: CEIC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 15, 2021 20:55:19 UTC
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:55 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.8
Depth15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude29.17°N / 105.36°E (Sichuan, China)
Antipode29.17°S / 74.64°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceCEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Nearby towns and cities54 km (34 mi) SSE of Neijiang (pop: 546,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Yongchuan (Chongqing) (pop: 94,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) ESE of Zigong (pop: 1,262,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) NE of Xuzhou Cheng (pop: 242,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) SE of Chonglong (pop: 58,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) W of Jijiang (Chongqing) (pop: 61,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
99 km (61 mi) NW of Guandu (Guizhou) (pop: 2,060) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) NE of Xunchang (pop: 64,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
127 km (79 mi) SW of Hechuan (Chongqing) (pop: 97,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
208 km (129 mi) SE of Chengdu (pop: 13,568,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeModerate Rain 22.7°C (73 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.815 kmChina: 四川泸州市泸县CEIC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.8, 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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