Understanding the Lushan, Ya'an, Sichuan, China earthquake

Last update: April 27, 2013 at 1:50 pm by By

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The April 20, 2013 UTC Mw6.6 earthquake in the Sichuan province of China occurred as the result of east-west oriented reverse-type motion on a north-south striking fault. A preliminary source location suggest the event likely occurred on the Longmenshan fault or a tectonically related fault … [Read more...]

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