2008 Damxung earthquake

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2008 Damxung earthquake
File:Damxung earthquake shakemap.jpg
Date October 6, 2008 (2008-10-06)
Magnitude 6.4 Mw
Depth 10 km (6.2 mi)
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Type Normal
Areas affected China
Casualties 10 deaths [2]
11 serious injuries [3]

The 2008 Damxung earthquake hit Damxung County, Xizang (Tibet), west of Lhasa, in the People's Republic of China around 16:30 China Standard Time on October 6, 2008. The Chinese state media reported that the earthquake caused 10 deaths as of October 7.[2] Three aftershocks above magnitude 5 followed the main earthquake.[4][5][6]

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References

  1. "Magnitude 6.4 - EASTERN XIZANG".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Damxung Earthquake Killed 10 People" (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. 2008-10-07. Archived from the original on 9 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-07. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Tibet quake toll revised to at least 9". MSNBC/Reuters. October 6, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Magnitude 5.1 - EASTERN XIZANG
  5. Magnitude 5.4 - EASTERN XIZANG
  6. Magnitude 5.5 - EASTERN XIZANG