Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6.0 WESTERN SICHUAN, CHINA on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - 41 km NNW of Kangding, Garzê, Sichuan, China, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - 41 km NNW of Kangding, Garzê, Sichuan, China, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Nov 09:04 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 9 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 30.0 a 10.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 22 Nov 2014 08:55:27 UTC
Magnitud: 6
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 30.36°N / 101.85°E (Sichuan, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km al NNO de Kangding (pop: 100,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
155 km al O de Linqiong (pop: 55,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al ONO de Leshan (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
212 km al OSO de Tianpeng (pop: 60,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
215 km al O de Chengdú (pop: 7,415,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
236 km al ONO de Luocheng (pop: 73,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
257 km al OSO de Deyang (pop: 152,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
270 km al O de Yanjiang (pop: 87,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
277 km al N de Xichang (pop: 126,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
1693 km al SO de Pekín (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Energía liberada estimada: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.010 km WESTERN SICHUAN, CHINAEMSC
M 5.910 kmSichuan, ChinaGFZ
M 5.915 kmNW of Kangding, ChinaGeoAu
M 5.915 km39km NW of Kangding, ChinaUSGS

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User reports for this quake (3)

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Chengdu, Sichuan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Guzan, Sichuan, China / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Duration was of a few seconds. Knocked some things off shelves. Really shook my a/c and heating floor unit.
Nanchong Shi (407.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.0 terremoto: 41 km al norte de Kangding, Garzê, Sichuan, China Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:55

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 25 Nov 2014 15:19 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.0 - 41 km NNW of Kangding, Garzê, Sichuan, China, sábado, 22 nov. 2014
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