A 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province. The chandeliers in the homes of citizens shook violently.

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 A 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred in Xingwen County, Sichuan Province. The chandeliers in the homes of citizens shook violently.


China Seismological Network officially determined that at 12:46 on December 16, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in Xingwen County, Yibin City, Sichuan Province (28.24 degrees north latitude and 104.95 degrees east longitude), with a focal depth of 12 km. Earthquakes in Chengdu and Chongqing are very strong. Netizens: A small range of mountain falls.

The epicenter was 29 kilometers from Xingwen County, 32 kilometers from Gongxian County, 38 kilometers from Changning County, 44 kilometers from Julian County, 45 kilometers from Weixin County, 64 kilometers from Yibin City and 215 kilometers from Chongqing City.

Xingwen County belongs to Yibin City, Sichuan Province, located in the southern edge of the Sichuan Basin, Sichuan-Yunnan-Guizhou junction, is a mountainous area in southern Sichuan Province. Xianfeng Mountain is uplifted in the middle and southern part of the county, and its topography is declining around. There are mainly four types of landforms: channel dam, hill, low mountain and Zhongshan. The climate is warm and humid, and the seasons are distinct.

The villages within 5 kilometers of the earthquake are Xintang Village, Yingchun Village, Sulfur Mine Village, Longshilong Town, Huangjiagou Town, Zhoujia Town, Chen Jiazhai Town, Tomb Slope, Daduo Town, Damiao Town, Jiushi Town, Didong Town, Meidong Town, Caoying Town, Shangluo Town, Shuanghe Town, Longtou Town and Gongquan Town.

Netizens comment.

At present, in the Yibin Xingwen M5.7 earthquake, Zhou Jiazhen has been counted to two people injured, many houses damaged, roads interrupted, specific casualties are being counted.