Magnitude: 6.1M
Time: 10-07-2014 T13:50:12
Country: CHINA

CHINA:YUNNANPROVINCE:YONGPING

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 9km below the ground in China on 10-07-2014 T13:50:12, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 6.1 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 9km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing slight damage in specially designed structures; considerable damage in ordinary substantial buildings with partial collapse. Damage would be great in poorly built structures. People could expect the dall of chimneys, factory stacks, columns, monuments, walls. Quakes can often be deadly, and this event occurred in a populated area claiming 1 souls and destroying structures.
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Surface Geology

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Dali - porphyry copper
An assemblage of Eocene and Oligocene post-subduction igneous rocks in southwest China
Sukhothai - porphyry copper
Carboniferous through Triassic island and continental arcs formed by subduction of Paleotethyan oceanic crust (the Loei and Truongson volcanic arcs)



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Earthquake Stats
region_code 30
focal_depth 9
total_deaths 1
total_deaths_description 1
year 2014
eq_mag_mw 6.1
id 10116
location_name CHINA:YUNNANPROVINCE:YONGPING
total_damage_description 1
damage_description 1
deaths 1
eq_primary 6.1
total_houses_destroyed_description 1
time 10-07-2014 T13:50:12
latitude 23.383
injuries 323
total_injuries 323
houses_destroyed_description 1
total_injuries_description 3
longitude 100.470
country CHINA
deaths_description 1
injuries_description 3

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