Tangshan Ms5.1 earthquake


According to the official determination of China seismic network, an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 occurred at 06:38 on July 12 in Guye District, Tangshan City, Hebei Province, with a focal depth of 10 km. According to the China Earthquake Network, the epicenter was 7 kilometers away from Guye District, 19 kilometers from Kaiping District, 23 kilometers from luanzhou City, 24 kilometers from Fengrun District, 27 kilometers from Lubei District, 28 kilometers from Tangshan City and 132 kilometers from Tianjin city. According to the quick report catalogue of China Seismological Network, 17 earthquakes with m ≥ 3 occurred within 200 km around the epicenter in the past five years, and the largest earthquake was this one. Netizens said that the earthquake was felt in Beijing and Tianjin.