A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck in Shanxi Province


The epicenter was 37.96 degrees north latitude and 112.10 degrees East longitude, with a depth of 9 kilometers, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).Based background nearby villages and towns: the earthquake around 5 km of the village after village, spindle valley village, red crag village, village, li ditch meiyukou village, village, furnace at White House ditch village, Yin village, fort, hao home ditch, 20 km in the villages and towns have shuttle meiyukou township, town city town, jia LeQuan township, MaLan Town, hekou town, du qu town, often AnXiang.Surrounding counties: The epicenter is 9 kilometers away from Gujiao, 29 kilometers away from Loufan County, 34 kilometers away from Jiancao District, 38 kilometers away from Wanbolin District, 42 kilometers away from Xinghualing District, 41 kilometers away from Taiyuan city.Epicentre topography: The average elevation within 5 km of the epicentre is about 1140 meters.Historical earthquakes: According to the China Earthquake Networks quick report directory, in the past five years, there have been 14 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or above within 200 kilometers of the epicenter. The largest earthquake was the magnitude 3.7 earthquake that occurred in Qi County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province on January 6, 2020 (61 kilometers away from the epicenter). The distribution of historical earthquakes is shown in the figure.Source: China Earthquake Networks Editor: Tingting

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