More than 100 reports of minor vibrations received by HK Observatory after earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred near coast of Southeastern China


27th September 2022 – (Hong Kong) Initial analysis from the Hong Kong Observatory indicated that an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 has occurred at 7.55pm on 27th September 2022 (Tuesday) near coast of Southeastern China. The epicentre is located near 22.50N, 115.07E, about 95 kilometres east-northeast of Hong Kong.

The Observatory received over a hundred locally felt reports of minor shaking, the duration of which was a few seconds. Initial estimate gave a local intensity of IV (four) on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale, that is hanging objects swing. Windows, dishes, doors rattle.