Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 5.9 on date 22-11-2014 and time 08:55:28 (UTC) in region Sichuan, China [Land: China]

A magnitude Mwp 5.9 earthquake occured in region: Sichuan, China [Land: China], on

  • 22-11-2014 08:55:28 (UTC)
  • 22-11-2014 09:55:28 (UTC +01:00) Italian time
  • 22-11-2014 14:55:28 (UTC +06:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Asia/Thimphu)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 30.1990, 101.7370 at 0 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

Recent and historical seismicity
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Mwp 5.9 2014-11-22
30.199 101.737 0 2014-11-22
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 9823581
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information


Field Value
Time (UTC) 2014-11-22 08:55:28 ± 0
Latitude 30.1990
Longitude 101.7370
Depth (km) 0 ± 0 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 200 -> SURVEY-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 9823581


Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 0.0
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68


Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree)
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec)
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitude information


Field Value
Value 5.9
Uncertainty 0.0
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 9823581
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2014-11-22 09:36:09
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
Fault Plane solutions in the area
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