Magnitude 5.5 - SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA
2008 August 31 08:31:10 UTC
|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA|
|Distances||40 km (25 miles) SE of Panzhihua (Dukou), Sichuan, China|
150 km (95 miles) NNW of Kunming, Yunnan, China
580 km (360 miles) SW of Chongqing, Chongqing, China
2025 km (1260 miles) SW of BEIJING, Beijing, China
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=135, Nph=135, Dmin=861.9 km, Rmss=0.82 sec, Gp= 40°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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Felt (III) at Kunming. Also felt at Xichang.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver