Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Postby averagejoe » Aug 8th, 2017, 9:33 am

Five dead as quake strikes in remote part of China's Sichuan province

BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude struck China's remote and mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, killing five people and causing some damage to buildings in a tourist resort.

The quake struck in a sparsely populated area 200 km (120 miles) west-northwest of the city of Guangyuan at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), the USGS said. It had earlier put the quake at magnitude 6.6 and 32 km deep.

The Sichuan earthquake administration said the epicenter of the tremor was in Ngawa prefecture, largely populated by ethnic Tibetans, many of whom are nomadic herders, but also close to the Jiuzhaigou nature reserve, a popular tourist destination.

The Sichuan government said five people had been killed and more than 60 were injured, 30 of them seriously. The official People's Daily said the dead were all tourists.

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby GordonH » Sep 2nd, 2017, 9:16 pm

This was not an earthquake, it was explosion (very large).
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes ... us2000aert
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby rustled » Sep 2nd, 2017, 10:48 pm

GordonH wrote:This was not an earthquake, it was explosion (very large).
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes ... us2000aert

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Queen K » Sep 2nd, 2017, 11:03 pm

GordonH wrote:This was not an earthquake, it was explosion (very large).
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes ... us2000aert


Is it possible the Navy Seals were sent in? Or the Chinese finally did something about Kim? :up:
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby GordonH » Sep 4th, 2017, 8:23 am

GordonH wrote:This was not an earthquake, it was explosion (very large).
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes ... us2000aert

Queen K wrote:Is it possible the Navy Seals were sent in? Or the Chinese finally did something about Kim? :up:


That would one hell of a landing by Navy Seals, since 6.0 earthquake is equivalent to about 15 kiloton blast of tnt or the Little Boy atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby averagejoe » Sep 7th, 2017, 11:18 am

M 6.1 - 249km WNW of Chichi-shima, Japan

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Re: Earthquakes worldwide 6.0 or greater

Postby Queen K » Sep 7th, 2017, 10:48 pm

Just in, earthquake registering as an Eight off the coast of Mexico. Info scarce as it just happened.

http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/qua ... li=AAggv0m
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