Magnitude 5.5 - MYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGION

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2011 March 10 04:58:13 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude5.5
Date-Time
Location24.727°N, 97.597°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionMYANMAR-CHINA BORDER REGION
Distances95 km (59 miles) SE of Myitkyina, Myanmar
246 km (152 miles) WSW of Dali, Yunnan, China
357 km (221 miles) NNE of Mandalay, Myanmar
2409 km (1496 miles) SW of BEIJING, Beijing, China
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 2.6 km (1.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=377, Nph=185, Dmin=597.8 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=5
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0001wnu
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Felt Reports

Twenty-five people killed, 250 injured, 1,039 homes destroyed, 12,528 buildings damaged, several roads damaged and electricity and telecommunications disrupted in the Pingyuan area, China. Felt at Dali. Also felt at Khonsa, India.

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