2014 Yutian earthquake

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2014 Yutian earthquake
2014 Yutian earthquake is located in Xinjiang
2014 Yutian earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
Date * 12 February 2014 (2014-02-12)
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 6.9 Mw[1]
Depth 12.0 kilometres (7 mi)
Epicenter Yutian County, Xinjiang (36°06′N 82°30′E / 36.1°N 82.5°E / 36.1; 82.5Coordinates: 36°06′N 82°30′E / 36.1°N 82.5°E / 36.1; 82.5)
Areas affected China
Total damage 90,000 houses damaged
1.08 billion CNY (177.5 million USD)[2]
Casualties 0[3]
11,515 livestock killed
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The 2014 Yutian earthquake struck Xinjiang on 12 February at 17:19 Beijing Time. The epicenter was located in Aqiang Township, Yutian County. The United States Geological Survey reported its magnitude to be 6.9.[1][4] News reports indicate that no people were killed, but the earthquake could be felt in the seat of Yutian County, Aqiang Township, and Aksu Prefecture far to the north. The earthquake was reported to be felt in Ngari, Zanda and Tholing, and as far away as Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Kashmir, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, northern Pakistan, western Nepal, eastern Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Almaty, in Kazakhstan.

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