A 3.7-magnitude earthquake has hit Menyuan county, Haibei Prefecture, Qinghai Province

2022-09-18 0 By

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit Menyuan county, Haibei Prefecture, Qinghai Province at 2:26 am On February 3, with a depth of 10 km and an epicenter at 37.75 degrees north latitude and 101.41 degrees east longitude, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).Basic background Topography of the epicenter: the average altitude within 5 km of the epicenter is about 4167 meters.Historical earthquakes: According to the China Earthquake Networks Quick Report Directory, a total of 40 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or above occurred within 200 kilometers of the epicenter in the past five years. The largest earthquake was the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that occurred in Menyuan County, Haibei Prefecture, Qinghai Province on January 8, 2022 (13 kilometers away 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 2:34:14 on February 3, 2022, with a time of 14 seconds. The public test phase is for reference only.Source: Guangming Network Integrated China Earthquake Networks