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2008 Sichuan yirdquauk
2008 Sichuan yirdquauk is located in Sichuan
2008 Sichuan yirdquauk
Chengdu
Chengdu
Date 12 Mey 2008 (2008-05-12)
Duration >2 minutes[1]
Magnitude 8.0 Ms[2]/7.9 Mw[3]
Depth 19 kilometres (12 mi)
Epicentre 31°01′16″N 103°22′01″E / 31.021°N 103.367°E / 31.021; 103.367 (Sichuan earthquake) (Yingxiu, Wenchuan Coonty, Ngawa Prefectur, Sichuan)
Auries affectit Cheenae
Tot damage Biggin an infrastructur damage, laundslide, formation o landslide dams
Max. intensity XI MM/CSIS[4][5]
Laundslides Yes
Eftershocks

149 tae 284 major

ower 42,719 tot[6]
Casualties

69,195 dead[7] (21st deadliest earthquake of all time)
18,392 missing[7][8]

374,643 injured
(as o September 22, 2008 18:18 CST)[9]

The 2008 Sichuan yirdquauk or the Great Sichuan Yirdquauk, measurt at 8.0 Ms[2][10][11] an 7.9 Mw,[12][13] an occurred at 02:28:01 PM Cheenae Staundart Time at epicentre (06:28:01 UTC)[14] on Monanday, Mey 12 in Sichuan province, killed 69,197 fowk an left 18,222 missin.[15]

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  1. "Massive quake kills nearly 10,000 in China". MSNBC. Mey 12, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mey 16, 2008. Retrieved Mey 20, 2008. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Magnitude of SW China earthquake revised to 8.0". Xinhua News Agency. Mey 18, 2008. Retrieved Mey 18, 2008. 
  3. "Magnitude 7.9 – Eastern Sichuan, China". USGS. Mey 12, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mey 17, 2008. Retrieved Mey 20, 2008. 
  4. "Magnitude 7.9 – Eastern Sichuan, China and Hong Kong". USGS. Mey 12, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on September 16, 2008. Retrieved September 16, 2008. 
  5. "Seismic intensity map of the M8.0 Wenchuan earthquake (汶川8.0级地震烈度分布图)". CEA. August 29, 2008. Retrieved October 9, 2003. 
  6. 据地震台网测定,北京时间2009-01-15 02:23 在四川汶川(北纬31.3,东经103.3) 发生5.1级地震。截止2009年01月14日12时,汶川7.9级地震余震区共发生42719次余震,其中4.0~4.9级246次,5.0~5.9级 34次,6.0~6.9级8次,最大震级为6.4级。 [According to surveys by the China Seismic Network, an earthquake of M(s) 5.1 struck Wenchuan, Sichuan at 02:23 (CST) on January 15, 2009. By 12:00 o'clock 2009-01-14 (CST), aftershock zone of the 8 Ms-Wenchuan earthquake had 42,719 total aftershocks, of which 246 between M4.0 and 4.9, 34 between M5.0 and 5.9, 8 between M6.0 and 6.9; the strongest being of 6.4 Ms] (in Chinese). Sichuan Earthquake Administration (SCEA). Archived frae the oreeginal on Julie 30, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help) Anither soorce is 汶川8.0级地震余震分布与统计 [Distributions and statistics of aftershocks of the M8.0 Wenchuan earthquake] (in Chinese). China Earthquake Administration. August 29, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 September 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help) The text in the latter appears to be an exact copy of the former, only updated less frequently.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Magnitude 7.9 - EASTERN SICHUAN, CHINA". Earthquake.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  8. Jacobs, Andrew; Wong, Edward; Yuanxi, Huang (Mey 7, 2009). "China Reports Student Toll for Quake". New York Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on Mey 6, 2013. Retrieved Mey 14, 2009. Large earthquakes are common in fold and thrust belts; a recent example is the great Wench-uan earthquake that hit Sichuan, China, on May 12, 2008, killing more than 80,000 people. 
  9. 伤亡汇总_四川汶川强烈地震_新闻中心_新浪网 [Casualties of the Wenchuan Earthquake] (in Chinese). Sina.com. Juin 8, 2008. Retrieved Julie 6, 2008.  , and 汶川地震已造成69196人遇难 18379人失踪_新闻中心_新浪网 [Wenchuan Earthquake has already caused 69,196 fatalities and 18,379 missing] (in Chinese). Sina.com. Julie 6, 2008. Retrieved Julie 7, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help)
  10. "汶川地震震级修订为Ms8.0" [Magnitude of the Wenchuan Earthquake revised to Ms8.0 ()] (in Chinese). CEA. Mey 18, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on Juin 18, 2008. Retrieved Julie 13, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help)
  11. 中国地震信息网关于汶川地震震级修订的专访 [Special Interview about the Revision of Magnitude of the Wenchuan Earthquake] (in Chinese). CEA. Mey 20, 2008. Retrieved Julie 13, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help) [deid airtin]
  12. 汶川8.0级地震成因分析 [Analysis of the cause of the M8.0 Wenchuan earthquake] (in Chinese). China Earthquake Administration. Mey 30, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 September 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help)
  13. An initial study placed its momentum magnitude at 8.3 Mw c.f."2008 年 5 月 12日汶川特大地震震源特性分析报告" [Analysis on the Characteristics of the Wenchuan Earthquake Epicentre] (PDF) (in Chinese). Seismological Information Network of China. Mey 12, 2008. Retrieved Mey 14, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help)
  14. This time is published bi USGS. Time published bi CEA is aboot 3 seconds later at 14:28:04.0 Cheenae Staundart Time (06:28:04 UTC), c.f. 5月12日四川汶川县发生7.8级地震 [Wenchuan, Sichuan had a quake of magnitude 7.8 on May 12] (in Chinese). CEA. Mey 12, 2008. Retrieved Julie 13, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help) [deid airtin] "四川汶川发生8.0级地震" [An 8.0 Ms earthquake struck Wenchuan, Sichuan] (in Chinese). Sichuan Earthquake Administration (SCEA, 四川省地震局). Mey 12, 2008. Retrieved Julie 29, 2008.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |trans_title= (help) [deid airtin]
  15. Jacobs, Andrew; Wong, =Edward; Yuanxi, Huang (Mey 7, 2009). "China Reports Student Toll for Quake". New York Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 Mey 2009. Retrieved Mey 14, 2009.