Two consecutive earthquakes in Yingcheng city
- Published: December 27, 2019
- Source: Tianmen.com
Tianmen.com (full media reporter Yang Mi) "What happened just now? The house is shaking!" "It seems like an earthquake." At 18:40 on the 26th, the WeChat circle of friends was swiped by the "earthquake" screen. It is reported that due to an earthquake in Xiaogan City, the earthquake in our city was obvious.
According to the Hubei Seismological Network, at 18:36 on December 26, 2019, Beijing time, a magnitude 4.9 earthquake occurred in Yingcheng (30.87 degrees north latitude, 113.40 degrees east longitude) in Xiaogan City, Hubei Province, and the focal depth was 10 kilometers; At 18:42 on 26th, a magnitude 2.2 earthquake occurred in Yingcheng (30.84 degrees north latitude, 113.46 degrees east longitude) in Xiaogan City, Hubei Province, with a focal depth of 5 kilometers. According to preliminary verification, most of the provinces such as Wuhan, Xiaogan, Xiangyang, Suizhou, Yichang, Jingmen, Jingzhou, Ezhou, Huangshi, Huanggang, Tianmen, Xiantao, Qianjiang, etc. all felt earthquakes.
After the earthquake, the Municipal Emergency Management Bureau responded quickly and immediately initiated emergency treatment. Many parties contacted towns and villages, especially Hushi, Zaoshi, Jingtan and other towns near the earthquake source to investigate and understand the situation. Currently, the city has not received Casualty reports. The Municipal Emergency Management Bureau will further do a good job in emergency duty, information collection, disaster investigation and evaluation, public opinion attention, and social stability.
The Municipal Emergency Management Bureau reminded the public that some netizens reported receiving the information that "more than 4 aftershocks will occur in the next 10 hours." It is pure rumors. Please do not believe or spread rumors.