Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Western Xizang (China) on Saturday, 15 December 1934
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.25°N / 89.162°E (China)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Dec 01:57 UTC||M 7.2 / 15 km||Western Xizang (China)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: Western Xizang (China), 15 Dec 1934 01:57
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Jan 1935 01:50 UTC| M 6.5 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|99 km (61 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Western Xizang (China) on Thursday, 3 January 1935