Magnitude 6.2 - NORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA

2009 August 28 01:52:06 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.2
Date-Time
Location37.713°N, 95.687°E
Depth13 km (8.1 miles) set by location program
RegionNORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINA
Distances40 km (25 miles) ESE of Da Qaidam, Qinghai, China
165 km (100 miles) NNE of Golmud, Qinghai, China
1815 km (1120 miles) W of BEIJING, Beijing, China
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.3 km (2.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=281, Nph=281, Dmin=983.9 km, Rmss=0.84 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009kwaf
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Felt Reports

At least 30 houses damaged and a coal mine collasped in the epicentral area.

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