Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake Occurred In Yibin, Sichuan, China, With Early Warning And Emergency Response

- Jun 18, 2019-

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According to the official determination of China Seismological Network, at 6:55 on June 16th, 2019, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred in Yibin City, Sichuan Province, with a focal depth of 16 kilometers. Yunnan, Chongqing and Guizhou have earthquakes. The earthquake super-fast report system composed of the Sichuan Early Warning Demonstration Network and the Seismic Network quickly responded automatically after the earthquake, playing an active role in earthquake emergency response, earthquake relief and other work.


The China Earthquake Administration said that after the earthquake, the earthquake rapid reporting system quickly and automatically responded to triggers, providing seismic emergency service information such as earthquake emergency service information and instrument intensity information for earthquake relief work in the form of documents, waveform data, and pictures.



In addition, affected by the earthquake, 133 local base stations stopped serving. As of 8:30 am, 39 repairs have been repaired. At present, the local communication network is normal, and no township communication has occurred.


According to statistics, the earthquake caused a total of three optical cable interruptions, a total of 133 base stations stopped service, affecting about 17,000 users. As of 8:30 on the 18th, 39 base stations have been repaired. Each telecommunications company has dispatched 329 security personnel and 96 vehicles, fighting for time to carry out rescue and disaster relief and communication security.


On the morning of June 18, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology of China, Miao Wei, rushed to the emergency communication command center to connect with the disaster area to understand the disaster situation and communication damage, and put forward requirements: First, under the leadership of the government, fully protect the disaster area rescue communication To ensure the smooth communication of front-line command communication, to ensure the smooth communication of people's livelihood, and to conduct reasonable communication; and to ensure the safety of front-line disaster relief and repair personnel, and to ensure personal safety;


Miao Wei stressed that in the process of disaster relief and emergency communication support, all local enterprises should make timely submissions, and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will quickly coordinate.