Dali, Yunnan Struck by a Series of Small Earthquakes

Dali, Yunnan Struck by a Series of Small Earthquakes
May 19, 2016 By eChinacities.com

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A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck Yunlong, Dali, Yunnan on May 18 at 1:05. The China Earthquake Network reported that the earthquake struck an area located at 26.10˚N, 99.58˚E. The earthquake had a focal depth of 10 km.

Another 5.0 magnitude earthquake almost hit the same spot at 0:48 on May 18 (26.10˚N, 99.53˚E) with a focal depth of 15 km. At 0:51, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit nearby (26.08˚N, 99.60˚E) with a focal depth of 15 km.

At 1:06 a 3.1 magnitude earthquakes struck the same area (26.08˚N, 99.58˚E) with a focal depth of 5 km.

The earthquakes caused cracks to appear in building walls, and may have damaged thousands of houses.

Source: inews.qq.com

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Keywords: Yunnan Yunnan earthquake Dali

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scericksonchina
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Scary scary

May 22, 2016 11:52 Report Abuse

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Guest388182
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Seems southwestern China has more seismic activity than southern California

May 20, 2016 06:01 Report Abuse