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Magnitude 5.5 - SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA

2008 August 31 08:31:10 UTC

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Earthquake Details

Magnitude5.5
Date-Time
Location26.239°N, 101.977°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionSICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REGION, CHINA
Distances40 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=135, Nph=135, Dmin=861.9 km, Rmss=0.82 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008wjar
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Felt Reports

Felt (III) at Kunming. Also felt at Xichang.

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