Earthquakes - Case Studies - Wenchuan, China

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  • Created on: 04-04-11 14:19

Occurred on 12th May 2008 in Sichuan Province, China at 6.28am

Earthquake measured magnitude 8.0 on Richter Scale

Earthquake occurred along the NE orientated Longmen Shan fault

Was created during the mid – Mesozoic when South China collided with North China and reactivated during the


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