A 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Henan County, Huangnan Prefecture, Qinghai Province

2022-05-07 0 By

The epicenter was located at 34.36 degrees north latitude and 101.25 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 kilometers, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).Basic background Epicentre topography: the average altitude within 5 km of the epicentre is about 3830 m.Historical earthquakes: According to the China Earthquake Networks Quick report directory, in the past five years, there have been 30 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or above within 200 kilometers of the epicenter. The largest earthquake was a magnitude 5.7 earthquake in Xiahe County, Gannan Prefecture of Gansu Province on October 28, 2019 (155 kilometers from the epicenter). The distribution of historical earthquakes is shown in the figure.The above information was automatically generated by the seismic information broadcasting robot at 9:21:11 on February 20, 2022, with a time of 11 seconds. The public test phase is for reference only.Source: China Earthquake Networks Editor: Li Caijuan