Magnitude 6.3 - NORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA

2008 November 10 01:22:02 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.3
Date-Time
Location37.589°N, 95.836°E
Depth19 km (11.8 miles) set by location program
RegionNORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA
Distances55 km (35 miles) ESE of Da Qaidam, Qinghai, China
155 km (95 miles) NNE of Golmud, Qinghai, China
1800 km (1120 miles) W of BEIJING, Beijing, China
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.5 km (2.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=257, Nph=257, Dmin=977.7 km, Rmss=0.89 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008zfae
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Felt Reports

Three people injured, several buildings damaged and utility lines disrupted at the Dameigou Coal Mine. Damage at the mine was estimated at 4 million US dollars. Several homes collapsed at Golmud. About 20 homes damaged and utilities disrupted at Da Qaidam.

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