No. 5.3 earthquake in Chengduo County, Yushu, Qinghai, no casualties reported

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 No. 5.3 earthquake in Chengduo County, Yushu, Qinghai, no casualties reported


According to the official measurement of China Seismological Network, a 5.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 17:23 on May 6th in Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai, with a depth of 9 kilometers in depth, 34.56 degrees in the north latitude and 96.53 degrees in the East. The epicenter is about 4661 meters above sea level. According to the network speed report catalogue of China Seismological Station, 42 times over 3 earthquakes have occurred in the near 200 km around the epicenter of the epicenter. The largest earthquake is the 6.2 magnitude earthquake in the county of Yushu, Qinghai, in October 17, 2016, and the historical earthquake is distributed as a map. The epicenter is 83 kilometers from Qumalai County, 115 kilometers from zetdo County, 143 kilometers away from duo County, 159 kilometers from MDO County, 180 kilometers from Yushu City, 179 kilometers from Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, 528 kilometers from Xining city. Qumalai County, a county under the jurisdiction of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Qinghai Province, is located in the source area of Sanjiang. It is the main source of water conservation for the Yangtze River and the Yellow River, the two largest rivers in North and South China. The county has an area of 47 thousand square kilometers, with 1 towns and 5 townships. In 2012, the population was 32 thousand and the population was mainly Tibetan. In 2012, GDP was 400 million yuan. The weather conditions in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture are cloudy, sunny, westerlies, and the whole weather is 13~-1 degrees. The next 3 days weather conditions: 7 days, cloudy, temperature 16~1 degrees, southwest wind breeze; 8 days, cloudy, temperature 16~2 C, southwest wind breeze; 9 days, rain, temperature 16~0 degrees, southwest wind breeze. Ministry of natural resources: part of the region will enter a high incidence period of geological disasters in May. At 18 May 5th, the Ministry of natural resources and the China Meteorological Administration jointly issued an early warning of the meteorological risk of geological hazards. It is expected that from 20 to 20 in May 5th, the meteorological risk of geological disasters occurred in parts of southern Henan, Western Anhui, Eastern Hubei and southwestern Hubei and central Chongqing. In May, the precipitation in northern Xinjiang, southern North China, Huang Huai, Jianghuai and Northern South of the Yangtze River should be strengthened to prevent geological disasters such as landslide and debris flow induced by extreme weather events. Earthquake stricken areas such as Wenchuan, Ludian, Yiliang, Lushan, Shigatse and Jiuzhaigou should strengthen monitoring and prevention of debris flow and landslide hazards. A magnitude 4.8 earthquake occurred in Chengduo County, Yushu, Qinghai. The focal depth is 8 km. The official measurement of China Seismological Network: 05 month 05, 00 and 37 in Qinghai, Yushu prefecture (34.55 degrees north latitude, 96.60 degrees east of the East), the 4.8 magnitude earthquake, the source depth of 8 kilometers. 4.6 earthquake occurred in Shuang Hu County, Nagqu City, Tibet, with a focal depth of 5 km.