2008 Sichuan yirdquauk

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2008 Sichuan yirdquauk
2008 Sichuan yirdquauk is locatit in Sichuan
2008 Sichuan yirdquauk
Chengdu
Chengdu
Date Mey 12, 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. May 12, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 16, 2008. Retrieved May 20, 2008. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Magnitude of SW China earthquake revised to 8.0". Xinhua News Agency. May 18, 2008. Retrieved May 18, 2008. 
  3. "Magnitude 7.9 – Eastern Sichuan, China". USGS. May 12, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 17, 2008. Retrieved May 20, 2008. 
  4. "Magnitude 7.9 – Eastern Sichuan, China and Hong Kong". USGS. May 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。 (in Chinese). Sichuan Earthquake Administration (SCEA). Archived frae the oreeginal on July 30, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help) Anither soorce is 汶川8.0级地震余震分布与统计 (in Chinese). China Earthquake Administration. August 29, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 September 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (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 (May 7, 2009). "China Reports Student Toll for Quake". New York Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on May 6, 2013. Retrieved May 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. June 8, 2008. Retrieved July 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 (in Chinese). Sina.com. July 6, 2008. Retrieved July 7, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  10. "汶川地震震级修订为Ms8.0" (in Chinese). CEA. May 18, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on June 18, 2008. Retrieved July 13, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)
  11. 中国地震信息网关于汶川地震震级修订的专访 (in Chinese). CEA. May 20, 2008. Retrieved July 13, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)[deid airtin]
  12. 汶川8.0级地震成因分析 (in Chinese). China Earthquake Administration. May 30, 2008. Archived frae the oreeginal on 16 September 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (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" (PDF) (in Chinese). Seismological Information Network of China. May 12, 2008. Retrieved May 14, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (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 (in Chinese). CEA. May 12, 2008. Retrieved July 13, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)[deid airtin] "四川汶川发生8.0级地震" (in Chinese). Sichuan Earthquake Administration (SCEA, 四川省地震局). May 12, 2008. Retrieved July 29, 2008.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)[deid airtin]
  15. Jacobs, Andrew; Wong, =Edward; Yuanxi, Huang (May 7, 2009). "China Reports Student Toll for Quake". New York Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on 11 May 2009. Retrieved May 14, 2009.