Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Yunnan, China on Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 124 km SW of Jianshui, Yunnan, China, martes, 07 oct. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 124 km SW of Jianshui, Yunnan, China, martes, 07 oct. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Oct 13:57 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Oct 7 15:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.8 a 6.1.
Fecha & hora: 7 Oct 2014 13:49:43 UTC
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 23.43°N / 100.43°E (Yunnan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km al SO de Jianshui (pop: 490,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
163 km al N de Jinghong (pop: 62,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al SO de Longquan (pop: 91,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
238 km al OSO de Yuxi (pop: 103,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
241 km al S de Dali (pop: 134,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
265 km al SO de Haikou (pop: 112,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
267 km al SO de Lianran (pop: 106,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
278 km al O de Gejiu (pop: 136,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al SO de Kunming (pop: 3,855,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
2368 km al SO de Pekín (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.110 kmYunnan, ChinaGFZ
M 6.110 km YUNNAN, CHINAEMSC
M 6.010.9 km22km WSW of Weiyuan, ChinaUSGS

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User reports for this quake (6)

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Los Vegas,CA / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : everything blew up ad all my friends died
San Antonio, California / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Everything in the city collapsed, everyone but me died and this computer is the only working computer in the whole area. I am not sad because my peers died, I am kind of happy they were all very mean.
Bangkok, thailand / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : from 16th floor in center of Bangkok
Yuxi, Yunnan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kunming, Yunnan, China (293.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it stronger here than we did the 2008 earthquake in Sichuan
chiangmai / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: 124 km al suroeste de Jianshui, Yunnan, China Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:49

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 07 Dec 2014 09:23 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Dec 2014 10:20 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Dec 2014 18:43 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (3 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Oct 2014 06:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    16.9 km (10.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 2014 19:01 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    16 km (9.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Oct 2014 14:38 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    14.3 km (8.9 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - 124 km SW of Jianshui, Yunnan, China, martes, 07 oct. 2014
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