Did you feel the earthquake? Tremor hits central Guangdong, felt down to Hong KongPosted: 02/22/2013 12:05 pm
Social media networks lit up just before noon today on reports of an earthquake in Guangdong Province. Several people on Twitter and Weibo in Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong all say they felt the earth rumble beneath their feet.
Mainland media are reporting a 4.8 magnitude quake struck Heyuan City in central Guangdong at 11:34 this morning at a depth of about 11 kilometres.
The Hong Kong Observatory has said that it’s aware of reports, but is analyzing data and will have more later. There are no reports (yet) of any damage, but it’s early and we’ll keep you updated as we get more info.