Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 0km S of Benzilan, China on Saturday, 31 August 2013

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.8 - Sichuan, 56 km a nord ovest da Shangri-La, Deqen, Yunnan, Cina, sabato, 31 agosto 2013

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.8 - Sichuan, 56 km a nord ovest da Shangri-La, Deqen, Yunnan, Cina, sabato, 31 agosto 2013

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

31 Aug 00:25 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 21 minuti.
Data & ora: 31 Aug 2013 00:04:18 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:04:18
Magnitudine: 5.8
Profondità: 9.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 28.2293°N / 99.3697°E (Sichuan, Cina)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km NO da Shangri-La (Yunnan) (pop: 130,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
173 km NNO da Lijiang (Yunnan) (pop: 1,137,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
286 km O da Xichang (pop: 126,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
297 km NO da Dadukou (pop: 461,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
319 km SO da Kangding (pop: 100,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
386 km SE da Chamdo (Tibet) (pop: 86,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
447 km ENE da Dibrugarh (Assam, India) (pop: 122,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
448 km E da Along (Arunachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 18,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
529 km OSO da Chengdu (pop: 7,415,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2030 km SO da Pechino (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.710 kmYunnan, ChinaGFZ
M 5.710 km SICHUAN-YUNNAN BORDER REG, CHINAEMSC
M 5.89.8 km0km S of Benzilan, ChinaUSGS
M 5.542 kmYunnan, ChinaBMKG

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User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
madhyapur thimi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
madhyapur thimi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Sichuan, 56 km northwest of Shangri-La, Deqen, Yunnan, China, Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:04:18

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (9 quakes):
  • 07 Oct 2013 20:09 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Sep 2013 15:04 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Sep 2013 15:04 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 03 Sep 2013 14:32 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    31.2 km (19.4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Sep 2013 14:52 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    35.6 km (22.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2013 23:17 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 31 Aug 2013 01:18 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10.1 km (6.3 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2013 00:27 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2013 00:13 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Sichuan, 56 km northwest of Shangri-La, Deqen, Yunnan, China, on Saturday, August 31, 2013 08:04:18
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