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

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

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

Tags: china, russia

Comments

Murph 6 years ago

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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