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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Qinghai, China on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Qinghai, China on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Qinghai, China on Wednesday, 20 January 2016
Jan 20 18:02: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Date & time: Wednesday, 20 January 2016 17:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.68°N / 101.61°E (Chine)
Nearest volcano: unnamed (901 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 20 Jan 2016
Wed, 20 Jan 17:13 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmNORTHERN QINGHAI, CHINAEMSC
Wed, 20 Jan 17:13 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km- 63km ESE of Hongtu, ChinaUSGS
Wed, 20 Jan 17:13 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmSE of Hongtu, ChinaGeoAu
Wed, 20 Jan 17:13 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km青海海北州门源县CEIC

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