Saturday, January 25, 2020

5.3R in China

A 5.3R has been reported in 24-1-2020 in Xizang-Qinghai border in China. The epicenter is shown in the epicenter map above. It looks like far away in the mountains. The China calendar below shows clearly below for January shown clear the peak expected.

Below shows the calculated stress of the region with dot hot spots. the calculated stress is shown near the encircled dot activated. The calculated coordinates are [32N, 95E] while the epicenter reported has coordinates [31.97N, 95.02E]. Compare the difference.

MagnitudeMw 5.3
Date time2020-01-24 22:56:05.0 UTC
Location31.97 N ; 95.02 E
Depth10 km
Distances721 km NE of Thimphu, Bhutan / pop: 98,700 / local time: 04:56:05.0 2020-01-25
455 km NE of Lhasa, China / pop: 119,000 / local time: 06:56:05.0 2020-01-25
228 km NW of Qamdo, China / pop: 86,300 / local time: 06:56:05.0 2020-01-25

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