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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 30 km southeast of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 7:21 am (GMT +8) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake 28 km south of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, China, Jan 26, 2023 3:49 am (GMT +8), which had occurred 4 hours earlier.
Updated: Jan 27, 2023 08:42 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 30 km southeast of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 7:21 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 30 km southeast of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, China, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 7:21 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Jan 23:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
25 Jan 23:40: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 23:21:33 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 7:21 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.9
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude29.7569°N / 102.0783°E (Garzê, Sichuan, China)
Antipode29.757°S / 77.922°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities30 km (18 mi) SSE of Kandin (pop: 100,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Linqiong (pop: 55,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
164 km (102 mi) W of Leshan (Province de Sichuan) (pop: 154,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) WNW of Luocheng (pop: 73,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
208 km (129 mi) N of Xichang (pop: 126,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
216 km (134 mi) WSW of Chengdu (pop: 13,568,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
265 km (165 mi) W of Zigong (pop: 1,262,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
402 km (250 mi) WSW of Nanchong (pop: 7,150,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds -1°C (30 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.910 km29 Km SSE of Kangding, ChinaUSGS
4.940 kmWESTERN SICHUAN, CHINAEMSC
4.414 kmChina: 四川甘孜州泸定县CEIC
4.910 kmSichuan, ChinaRaspberryShake
4.810 kmSichuan, ChinaGFZ
4.910 kmSichuan, ChinaIRIS
4.910 kmSichuan, ChinaGeoAu

Seismograms

Seismic station: Son La Vietnam (SLV/RM network) | Distance from quake: 955 km / 594 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Son La Vietnam: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Sharjah / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
May 12, 2008 06:28
15 years ago
7.9

19 km
183km / 114mi59 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 6, 1973 10:37
50 years ago
7.4

33 km
232km / 144mi204 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 14, 1955 01:29
68 years ago
7.1

10 km
38km / 24mi20 km W of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 25, 1948 07:11
75 years ago
7.1

55 km
166km / 103mi149 km W of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Mar 24, 1923 12:40
100 years ago
7.0

15 km
213km / 132mi184 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jul 30, 1917 23:54
106 years ago
6.9

15 km
256km / 159miYunnan, 52 km W of Xunchang, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 23, 1981 21:13
42 years ago
6.8

33 km
161km / 100mi132 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 10, 1974 19:25
49 years ago
6.8

11 km
253km / 157miYunnan, 84 km SW of Xuzhou Cheng, Yibin Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 16, 1936 07:05
87 years ago
6.8

15 km
203km / 126mi91 km W of Xuzhou Cheng, Yibin Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 26, 1936 23:59
87 years ago
6.7

15 km
201km / 125mi96 km W of Xuzhou Cheng, Yibin Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 9, 1908 18:13
115 years ago
6.7

15 km
148km / 92mi149 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 5, 2022 04:52
21 weeks ago
6.6

10 km
20km / 12mi44 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 00:02
10 years ago
6.6

12 km
103km / 64mi51 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 30, 1952 12:52
70 years ago
6.6

10 km
149km / 92mi59 km N of Xichang, Liangshan Yizu Zizhizhou, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 6, 1976 18:04
46 years ago
6.5

33 km
259km / 161miSichuan, 116 km NE of Lijiang, Yunnan, ChinaMore
Aug 30, 1967 04:22
55 years ago
6.4

10 km
272km / 169mi243 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 12, 2008 11:11
15 years ago
6.1

10 km
219km / 136mi40 km NW of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 22, 1989 02:25
33 years ago
6.1

15 km
206km / 128mi182 km N of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 27, 1961 07:03
62 years ago
6.1

15 km
315km / 195mi4.1 km NW of Shangri-La, ChinaMore
Jun 25, 1952 23:19
71 years ago
6.1

10 km
9km / 5mi30 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 22, 2014 08:55
8 years ago
6.0

10 km
71km / 44mi41 km N of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 15, 1975 11:34
48 years ago
6.0

33 km
53km / 33mi71 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 7, 1958 23:23
65 years ago
6.0

25 km
265km / 165mi51 km NW of Deyang, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 1, 2022 09:00
34 weeks ago
5.9

10 km
114km / 71mi45 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 1, 1955 06:29
67 years ago
5.9

15 km
67km / 42mi51 km W of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 13, 2008 07:07
15 years ago
5.8

9 km
165km / 103mi59 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 25, 2014 15:19
8 years ago
5.7

30 km
55km / 34mi25 km N of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 23, 2001 00:09
22 years ago
5.6

33 km
96km / 59mi97 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Aug 16, 1971 22:37
51 years ago
5.6

20 km
182km / 113mi87 km S of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 24, 1970 02:07
53 years ago
5.6

15 km
144km / 89mi33 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 25, 2023 19:49
1 day 13 hours ago
5.5

10 km
3km / 2mi28 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Aug 6, 1986 19:55
37 years ago
5.4

34 km
122km / 76mi124 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 28, 1973 21:59
50 years ago
5.4

33 km
178km / 111mi74 km S of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 22, 2022 05:17
14 weeks ago
5.3

39 km
14km / 9mi43 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 1, 2022 09:03
34 weeks ago
5.3

10 km
96km / 60mi57 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 21, 2013 09:05
10 years ago
5.2

9.4 km
109km / 68mi46 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 20:53
10 years ago
5.2

9.8 km
115km / 71mi39 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 28, 1973 21:58
50 years ago
5.2

33 km
164km / 102mi56 km S of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 03:34
10 years ago
5.1

12 km
94km / 59mi57 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 01:37
10 years ago
5.1

12 km
106km / 66mi47 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 27, 2010 20:22
13 years ago
5.1

10 km
98km / 61mi70 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 26, 2008 17:50
15 years ago
5.1

24 km
47km / 29mi20 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 9, 1989 14:46
34 years ago
5.1

10 km
46km / 28mi75 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Mar 16, 1975 05:26
48 years ago
5.1

33 km
64km / 40mi86 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 21, 2013 03:59
10 years ago
5.0

12 km
105km / 65mi47 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 12, 2008 15:28
15 years ago
5.0

10 km
200km / 124mi41 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 12, 2008 13:40
15 years ago
5.0

10 km
197km / 123mi41 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 12, 2008 10:23
15 years ago
5.0

10 km
183km / 113mi55 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 12, 2008 08:10
15 years ago
5.0

10 km
204km / 127mi41 km W of Tianpeng, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 14, 2001 07:27
22 years ago
5.0

33 km
96km / 59mi96 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 13, 1993 23:34
29 years ago
5.0

33 km
181km / 112mi109 km S of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 28, 1973 22:04
50 years ago
5.0

33 km
163km / 101mi49 km S of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 20, 2022 00:36
36 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
65km / 40mi74 km E of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 16, 2003 08:00
19 years ago
4.9

53 km
108km / 67mi108 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 5, 2022 11:26
21 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
22km / 14mi49 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Mar 17, 2016 17:19
7 years ago
4.8

10 km
16km / 10mi45 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 22, 2013 21:54
10 years ago
4.8

10 km
119km / 74mi33 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 11:12
10 years ago
4.8

10 km
120km / 75mi34 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 01:20
10 years ago
4.8

12 km
117km / 73mi35 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 01:11
10 years ago
4.8

12 km
134km / 83mi56 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 00:37
10 years ago
4.8

10.1 km
109km / 68mi43 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 00:31
10 years ago
4.8

10 km
122km / 76mi31 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jul 13, 2012 19:18
11 years ago
4.8

10 km
100km / 62mi82 km W of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 30, 2005 14:24
17 years ago
4.8

10 km
89km / 55mi63 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 15, 1990 03:19
33 years ago
4.8

22 km
158km / 98mi33 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 25, 1988 13:40
35 years ago
4.8

10 km
140km / 87mi35 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Mar 2, 1982 00:42
41 years ago
4.8

33 km
69km / 43mi75 km E of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 12, 1981 22:35
42 years ago
4.8

33 km
150km / 93mi33 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 30, 1978 18:05
45 years ago
4.8

33 km
74km / 46mi46 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 18, 2022 13:23
10 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
14km / 9mi41 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Sep 6, 2022 18:42
20 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
43km / 26mi72 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 2, 2019 07:58
4 years ago
4.7

10 km
144km / 90mi27 km NW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Mar 23, 2016 17:55
7 years ago
4.7

30 km
29km / 18mi56 km SE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 24, 2015 11:29
7 years ago
4.7

30 km
59km / 37mi88 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 5, 2015 10:30
8 years ago
4.7

25 km
110km / 69mi47 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 14, 2015 05:21
8 years ago
4.7

10 km
111km / 69mi66 km W of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jan 5, 2014 12:21
9 years ago
4.7

10.2 km
107km / 66mi45 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 21, 2013 10:48
10 years ago
4.7

10.9 km
101km / 63mi51 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 21, 2013 09:30
10 years ago
4.7

11 km
105km / 65mi48 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 01:02
10 years ago
4.7

10.3 km
106km / 66mi47 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 24, 2011 13:34
12 years ago
4.7

39 km
108km / 67mi113 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Feb 23, 2001 02:11
22 years ago
4.7

33 km
97km / 60mi101 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Aug 4, 1990 12:52
33 years ago
4.7

10 km
116km / 72mi49 km W of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jun 2, 1988 06:11
35 years ago
4.7

10 km
114km / 71mi84 km NW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 18, 1983 09:53
39 years ago
4.7

33 km
99km / 61mi88 km NE of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 4, 2022 12:44
16 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
87km / 54mi115 km S of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Oct 7, 2014 21:14
8 years ago
4.6

10 km
106km / 66mi46 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 26, 2013 13:01
10 years ago
4.6

10 km
112km / 69mi42 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 11, 2013 00:50
10 years ago
4.6

18 km
104km / 65mi51 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 21, 2013 14:16
10 years ago
4.6

10 km
117km / 73mi42 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 18:32
10 years ago
4.6

36 km
120km / 75mi33 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 16:14
10 years ago
4.6

16 km
94km / 59mi59 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 07:18
10 years ago
4.6

10.1 km
117km / 73mi39 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 02:38
10 years ago
4.6

12 km
116km / 72mi36 km SW of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2013 01:26
10 years ago
4.6

12 km
124km / 77mi42 km W of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
May 26, 2008 00:39
15 years ago
4.6

15 km
173km / 107mi50 km N of Linqiong, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 27, 2003 14:14
19 years ago
4.6

33 km
109km / 68mi108 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Nov 15, 2001 14:59
21 years ago
4.6

66 km
93km / 58mi96 km SW of Kandin, Garzê, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Apr 22, 1997 09:00
26 years ago
4.6

33 km
123km / 76mi86 km N of Xichang, Liangshan Yizu Zizhizhou, Sichuan, ChinaMore
Jul 12, 1990 20:27
33 years ago
4.6

31 km
110km / 68mi56 km W of Leshan, Sichuan, ChinaMore
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