Wed, April 14, 2010
China > Mainland > 7.1-magnitude quake hits Qinghai

Backgrounder: Powerful earthquakes in Qinghai Province since 2001

2010-04-14 08:57:14 GMT2010-04-14 16:57:14 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, April 14 (Xinhua) -- A 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Wednesday, leaving at least 300 people dead, 8,000 people injured and many others buried under the debris.

The province had experienced 53 earthquakes above a magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale since 2001, according to China Earthquake Administration.

Date Time Magnitude Location

2010-04-14 09:25 6.3 Yushu County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2010-04-14 07:49 7.1 Yushu County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2009-12-21 13:15 5.0 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-11-05 05:56 5.1 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-08-31 18:15 5.9 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-08-31 01:15 5.0 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-08-29 00:28 5.0 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-08-28 10:14 5.3 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2009-08-28 09:52 6.4 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-11-12 05:56 5.1 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-11-10 09:22 6.3 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-07-17 06:58 5.3 Tanggula Mountains area, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-06-18 16:12 5.0 Tanggula Mountains area, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-06-18 13:23 5.4 Zhidoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2008-06-10 22:15 5.4 Tanggula Mountains area, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-06-10 19:04 5.1 Tanggula Mountains area, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-06-10 18:04 5.5 Tanggula Mountains area, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2008-06-09 01:56 5.0 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2007-02-25 09:49 5.3 Border area between Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi in Qinghai Province Tibet Autonomous Region

2007-02-03 06:32 5.5 Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2006-07-19 17:53 5.6 Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2006-07-18 04:41 5.0 Yushu County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2006-04-14 17:27 5.6 Border area between Zhidoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu, in Qinghai Province, and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2006-03-30 07:38 5.2 Golmud City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2006-02-26 10:13 5.5 Border area between Zhidoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, of Yushu in Qinghai Province, and Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-06-29 16:11 5.3 Zhidoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2004-05-23 15:38 5.3 Border area between Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, of Haixi in Qinghai Province, and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-05-11 07:27 5.9 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2004-05-04 19:36 5.1 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2004-05-04 13:04 5.5 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2004-04-22 18:02 5.0 Border area between Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, of Haixi in Qinghai Province, and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-03-29 06:27 5.0 Border area between Qinghai Province and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-03-29 06:05 5.0 Border area between Qinghai Province and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-03-28 02:47 6.3 Border area between Qinghai Province and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-03-28 02:45 5.8 Border area between Qinghai Province and Bangoin County, Nagqu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region

2004-03-17 05:23 5.2 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2004-02-25 04:21 5.0 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2003-07-07 14:55 6.1 Border area between Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region

2003-05-25 03:32 5.0 Border area between Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region

2003-05-21 02:34 5.0 Zadoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2003-04-17 08:48 6.6 Delhi City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2003-02-11 18:36 5.1 Border area between Qinghai Province and Tibet Autonomous Region

2002-10-27 04:28 5.4 Border area between Dulan County, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture, of Haixi, and Qumarleb County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2002-09-28 01:14 5.2 Zadoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2002-06-29 14:54 5.9 Zhidoi County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2001-12-08 12:12 5.4 Golmud City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2001-11-30 18:43 5.1 Border area between Qinghai Province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

2001-11-20 01:45 5.6 Golmud City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2001-11-19 05:59 5.7 Golmud City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2001-11-15 07:05 5.3 Golmud City, Mongolian-Tibetan-Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Haixi

2001-11-14 17:26 8.1 Border area between Qinghai Province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

2001-07-26 00:02 5.7 Border area between Zadoi County and Zhidoi County in Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu

2001-07-17 19:32 5.0 Xinghai County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Hainan.

Add Your Comments:

Your Name:
Your Country:
Comment:
(English Only)
 
Please read our Terms of Service. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten others; have obscene or otherwise objectionable content; have spam, commercial or advertising content or links may be removed.

SPECIAL COVERAGE

MOST VIEWED

LATEST VIDEO

PICTURE GALLERY