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A magnitude 5 earthquake occurred in Yancheng, Jiangsu, and Shanghai felt the earthquake | Huanghai | High-rise | Escape

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[Epoch Times November 17, 2021](The Epoch Times reporter Luo Ya interviewed and reported) An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in Yancheng, Jiangsu at around 2 pm local time. There was also a tremor in Shanghai. Some citizens said that the tall buildings were shaking, and people in the buildings rushed out of the office to escape.

According to the China Seismological Station, at 13:54 on November 17, a 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in the waters of Dafeng District (33.50 degrees north latitude and 121.19 degrees east longitude) in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province, with a focal depth of 17 kilometers.

The epicenter is 45 kilometers from the nearest coastline, 97 kilometers from Yancheng, 276 kilometers from Nanjing, and 254 kilometers from Shanghai. The earthquake caused strong sense of earthquakes in Yancheng, Nantong, Jiangsu, and Nanjing and Shanghai in Jiangsu.

According to Ms. Zhang, a white-collar worker from a company in Pudong, Shanghai, introduced to The Epoch Times, the floor where the company was located was the tenth floor. When an earthquake occurred, she felt it all in the office. At that time, a colleague’s coffee cup was dangling over on the table.

She also said that there was no damage at present. The building shook four times. Everyone was scared and ran down the stairs.

Citizens in Baoshan District, Shanghai told reporters that they didn’t feel anything.

Netizens in Nantong, Jiangsu said that their bed was shaking and the clothes hangers were shaking too loudly, saying that they had never seen such a big earthquake.

A netizen from Suzhou, Jiangsu said that after shaking for at least five seconds, I felt it twice.

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The brick movers at a construction site in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu stopped their work and ran into the street.

Residents in the Dafeng area of ​​Yancheng posted online videos showing that the chandelier at home was shaking at the moment of the earthquake, and the flower pots and drinking fountains were also shaking violently.

Editor in charge: Li Muen

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