Yibin, Sichuan received 18 seconds of warning after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit Xingwen county

2022-07-28 0 By

At 7:50 on April 6, a 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Xingwen County, Yibin City, Sichuan Province.The China Earthquake Early Warning Network, jointly built by the Chengdu High-tech Disaster Reduction Research Institute and the China Earthquake Administration, successfully warned yibin about the earthquake 18 seconds in advance.The epicenter near the application of the earthquake early warning and trigger conditions of schools, communities by the “loudspeaker” early warning, opened the earthquake early warning function of mobile phone users, TV users, Sichuan radio and Television, Sichuan mobile TV also issued early warning.Yibin city, 73 kilometers from the epicenter, had an 18-second warning time.Luzhou city, 83 kilometers from the epicenter, had a 21-second warning.In Bijie city, 105 km from the epicentre, the warning time was 27 seconds;Zigong City, 128 km from the epicenter, had a 34-second warning.The earthquake early warning network also issued earthquake early warning information through more than 50 government and media microblogs.After the earthquake, chengdu Gaoxin Disaster Reduction Research Institute provided earthquake departments and emergency departments with emergency data such as intensity quick report chart.It is reported that in 2010, the Chengdu High-tech Disaster Reduction Research Institute, together with emergency departments and earthquake departments, built the mainland earthquake early warning network, which now covers 2.4 million square kilometers, accounting for 90% of China’s densely populated multi-earthquake area, and has successfully warned 67 destructive earthquakes.Including lushan 7.0 earthquake in Sichuan province in 2013, Ludian 6.5 earthquake in Yunnan province in 2014, Jiuzhaigou 7.0 earthquake in 2017, and Changning 6.0 earthquake in Sichuan Province in 2019.In 2020, chengdu High-tech Disaster Reduction Research Institute signed a contract with China Earthquake Administration to build China earthquake warning network, and jointly promote earthquake warning service society.Source: CCTV news client