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M=6.3 Southern Xinjiang China Preliminary Earthquake Report

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Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center World Data Center for Seismology, Denver

Magnitude: 6.3

Date-Time:

  • Monday, February 24, 2003 at 02:03:44 (UTC) - Coordinated Universal Time
  • Monday, February 24, 2003 at 10:03:44 AM local time at epicenter

Location: 39.64N 77.20E

Depth: 33.0 kilometers

Region: SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA

Reference:

  • 100 km (65 miles) E of Kashi, Xinjiang, China
  • 220 km (135 miles) SSE of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan
  • 310 km (190 miles) WSW of Aksu, Xinjiang, China
  • 3330 km (2070 miles) WNW of BEIJING, Beijing, China

Location Quality: Error estimate: horizontal +/- 9.9 km; depth fixed by location program

Location Quality Parameters: Nst=66, Nph=66, Dmin=1235.7 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Erho=9.9 km, Erzz=0 km, Gp=51.3 degrees

Source: USGS NEIC