Major Earthquakes Hit China (6.0) and Papua New Guinea (6.9)

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN ONLY TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

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Map (cropped view): USGS

A major 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Qinghai, China on October 17, 2016, at 0715 UTC, reported LDEO of Columbia University.

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Map (cropped view): USGS

A major 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit 78 km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, on October 17, 2016, at 06:14:58 UTC, at a depth of 35.0 km, reported USGS…Read more

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