Magnitude 6.2 deep earthquake strikes border region of Russia, China and North Korea

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Deep earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.2 struck border region of Russia, China and North Korea on Friday, April 05, 2013 at 13:00 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 9 km (5 miles) N of Zarubino, Russia and 28 km (17 miles) SW of Slavyanka, Russia at coordinates 42.713°N, 131.105°E. USGS reported epicenter at depth of 561.9 km (349.2 miles) whereas EMSC reported depth 546 km. This data is still preliminary.

GDACS reported this earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

1,400,000 people live within 100 km radius of the earthquake.

 

Magnitude 6.2
Date-Time
  • Friday, April 05, 2013 at 13:00:02 UTC
  • Saturday, April 06, 2013 at 12:00:02 AM at epicenter
Location 42.713°N, 131.105°E
Depth 561.9 km (349.2 miles)
Region EASTERN RUSSIA-N.E. CHINA BORDER REGION
Distances 9 km (5 miles) N of Zarubino, Russia
28 km (17 miles) SW of Slavyanka, Russia
62 km (38 miles) ENE of Aoji-ri, North Korea
63 km (39 miles) ESE of Hunchun, China
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.2 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 9.2 km (5.7 miles)
Parameters NST=101, Nph=101, Dmin=180.3 km, Rmss=1.03 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usb000g0cq

 

Shakemap: earthquake intensity. Credits: USGS Shakemap: earthquake intensity. Credits: USGS

 

Featured image: USGS Shake Map

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One Comment

  1. Looks like a great aiming point for a few of our ballistic missles don’t it! 1 million,400 thou and just one warhead needed! Mark that one on the pentagon map.3 tirds with one stone!It don’t get no better than that does it!!!

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