Magnitude 5.7 - SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA
2008 August 30 08:30:52 UTC
|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA|
|Distances||35 km (20 miles) SSE of Panzhihua (Dukou), Sichuan, China|
160 km (100 miles) NNW of Kunming, Yunnan, China
585 km (360 miles) SW of Chongqing, Chongqing, China
2025 km (1260 miles) SW of BEIJING, Beijing, China
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5 km (3.1 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=154, Nph=154, Dmin=865.1 km, Rmss=1.08 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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Seventeen people killed and 100 injured in Sichuan. Five people killed and 26 injured in Yunnan. Felt (III) at Kunming. Also felt at Chengdu, Dali, Panzhihua, Xichang and Yibin.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver