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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 171 km southwest of Dali, Yunnan, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:47 am (GMT +8) -

Updated: Sep 24, 2022 05:26 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 171 km southwest of Dali, Yunnan, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:47 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 171 km southwest of Dali, Yunnan, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:47 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

23 Sep 03:03 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 15 minutes.
23 Sep 03:03: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 02:47:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 10:47 am (GMT +8)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude24.8035°N / 98.7433°E (Baoshan Shi, Yunnan, China)
Antipode24.804°S / 81.257°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoTengchong (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities150 km (93 mi) ESE of Myitkyina (Kachin, Myanmar (Burma)) (pop: 90,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
171 km (107 mi) WSW of Dali (Yunnan Sheng) (pop: 235,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
197 km (123 mi) WSW of Yunnanhsien (Yunnan Sheng) (pop: 122,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
226 km (140 mi) SSW of Jinhua (Yunnan Sheng) (pop: 53,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
242 km (150 mi) SW of Taoyuan (pop: 34,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
258 km (160 mi) WNW of Jianshui (pop: 490,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
273 km (170 mi) SSW of Lijiang (Yunnan Sheng) (pop: 1,137,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
402 km (250 mi) W of Yunnanfu (pop: 3,855,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 17.9°C (64 F), humidity: 89%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.310 kmChina: 150 Km ESE of Myitkyina, MyanmarUSGS
4.310 kmMyanmar-China Border RegionRaspberryShake
4.310 kmMyanmar-China Border RegionIRIS
5.13 kmYunnan, ChinaTMD
4.510 kmMyanmar-China Border RegionGFZ
4.210 kmMyanmar (Burma): MyanmarNCS


Seismic station: Chiang Mai, Thailand (CHTO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 666 km / 414 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Chiang Mai, Thailand: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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