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22 May 2021

Earthquake in China

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Type of Event:Earthquake
Location of Event:China
Date of Charter Activation:2021-05-22
Time of Charter Activation:08:36
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+08:00
Charter Requestor:National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC)
Activation ID:712
Project Management:CNSA

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Northwest China's Qinghai province on 22 May 2021. The quake struck Maduo county of Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture at 2:04 am.

The epicenter was monitored at 34.59 degrees north latitude and 98.34 degrees east longitude and struck at a depth of 17 km. There have been no reports of casualties and house collapses, however highway sections and bridges have collapsed in the quake-hit area making it impassable to vehicles.



Maduo Earthquake China Horizontal surface displacement - 3 meters

Source: SPOT7
Acquired: 29/05/2021

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Includes material © AIRBUS DS (2021)
Map produced by IPGP

Monitoring Map of the 7.4 Earthquake in Qinghai, China

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: TerraSAR-X: 23/05/2021

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2021), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by NDRCC

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