A 3.0 magnitude earthquake hit Dongyuan County, Heyuan City

2022-06-17 0 By

A 3.0-magnitude earthquake hit Dongyuan County, Heyuan City, Hebei province at 06:00 On February 07, with a depth of 8 km, according to the China Earthquake Networks.The epicenter was located near Badong Village, Xinhuilong Town, Dongyuan County, Heyuan City, Guangdong Province, 16 kilometers from Xinhuilong Town, Dongyuan County, Heyuan City, 24 kilometers from dongyuan County, Heyuan City, 21 kilometers from Guangzhou City, 150 kilometers from the city.According to the provincial seismological Bureau and the Heyuan City emergency Management Bureau, the earthquake was felt near the epicenter, and some people in Heyuan city felt the earthquake. Communication, power supply and traffic conditions were normal, and no casualties or property losses were reported.The Heyuan Emergency Management Bureau has sent a working team to the epicenter area to further check the situation.The earthquake was about 10km away from the fugang-fengliang fault, and the epicenter area has experienced frequent earthquakes in the past 40 years.On April 2, 2021, a 3.7-magnitude earthquake occurred at almost the same location, the largest in the past five years within 200 kilometers of the epicenter, causing no casualties or property damage.On February 16, 2012, the 4.8-magnitude earthquake in Heyuan city, Guangdong Province was about 5 kilometers away from this earthquake.Within 50 kilometers of the epicenter, there have been three earthquakes of magnitude 5 or above in history, the largest earthquake was the magnitude-6.1 earthquake in Heyuan city, Guangdong Province on March 19, 1962 (23 kilometers away).Provincial seismological bureau and China Earthquake Networks Center joint video conference that the recent occurrence of more than 5 earthquake is unlikely.Declaration: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: jpbl@jp.jiupainews.com