2015 Pishan earthquake

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2015 Pishan earthquake
2015 Pishan earthquake is located in Xinjiang
2015 Pishan earthquake
UTC time2015-07-03 01:07:47
ISC event611459998
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local dateJuly 3, 2015
Local time09:07
Magnitude6.4
Depth20.0 km (12.4 mi)
Epicenter37°27′36″N 78°07′30″E / 37.460°N 78.125°E / 37.460; 78.125Coordinates: 37°27′36″N 78°07′30″E / 37.460°N 78.125°E / 37.460; 78.125
Areas affectedChina
Casualties3 deaths
71 injured

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck China 95 km (59 mi) southeast of Yilkiqi, in Pishan County, Xinjiang, on July 3 at a depth of 20.0 km (12.4 mi).[1] The earthquake killed at least 3 people and wounded 71.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "M6.4 - 95km SE of Yilkiqi, China". United States Geological Survey. July 3, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Earthquake killed 3 people in China". Reuters. July 3, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "Xinjiang earthquake kills 3, injures 71". Xinhuanet. Retrieved 4 July 2015.

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