Magnitude: 5.0M
Time: 08-16-2014 T22:08:04
Country: CHINA

CHINA:YUNNANPROVINCE:YONGSHAN

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 10km below the ground in China on 08-16-2014 T22:08:04, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 5.0 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 10km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. Earthquake intensity was also measured using the Mercalli intensity scale which quantifies the severity of shaking felt by the quake. On a scale of 1 (barely sensed) to 12 (completely devastating), this quake had an intensity of 2. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be felt by all folks and causing a lot of panic. Damage to buildings of good design and construction would be negligible. There would be slight to moderate damage in well-built ordinary structures; Considerable damage would be experienced in poorly built or badly designed structures.
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Earthquake Stats
total_houses_damaged 337
region_code 30
focal_depth 10
intensity 2
year 2014
total_houses_damaged_description 3
eq_mag_mw 5.0
id 10112
location_name CHINA:YUNNANPROVINCE:YONGSHAN
total_damage_description 1
damage_description 1
eq_primary 5.0
time 08-16-2014 T22:08:04
latitude 28.125
houses_damaged 337
injuries 6
total_injuries 6
houses_damaged_description 3
total_injuries_description 1
longitude 103.546
country CHINA
injuries_description 1

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