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Magnitude 5.7 - SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA

2008 August 30 08:30:52 UTC

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Earthquake Details

Magnitude5.7
Date-Time
Location26.277°N, 101.915°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionSICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA
Distances35 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5 km (3.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=154, Nph=154, Dmin=865.1 km, Rmss=1.08 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008wia8
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Felt Reports

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.

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