Magnitude: 6.3M
Time: 0123 A.D.
Country: SOUTHKOREA

SOUTHKOREA:KYONGJU

This earthquake was recorded in Southkorea on 0123 A.D., where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 6.3 on the richter scale. Earthquake intensity was also measured using the Mercalli intensity scale which quantifies the severity of shaking felt by the quake. On a scale of 1 (barely sensed) to 12 (completely devastating), this quake had an intensity of 8. 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.
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Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Gyeongsang Basin - porphyry copper
Late Cretaceous calc-alkalic igneous rocks of the southeastern Korean Peninsula
Subaerial Neogene Arcs of Western Japan - porphyry copper
Subaerial parts of the Miocene and younger Kurile, Northeast Japan, Izu, Southwest Japan, and Ryukyu volcanic arcs



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Earthquake Measurement
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Earthquake Stats
region_code 30
intensity 8
year 0123
eq_mag_ms 6.3
id 65
location_name SOUTHKOREA:KYONGJU
total_damage_description 1
damage_description 1
eq_primary 6.3
total_houses_destroyed_description 2
time 0123 A.D.
latitude 35.800
houses_destroyed_description 2
longitude 129.200
country SOUTHKOREA

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