Friday, March 21, 2008

Tibet Earthquake, 21st March 2008 - John Seach

A major earthquake, magnitude 7.2, hit Kunlun volcano region in Tibet this morning at 0633 hr local time. The epicentre was located 100 km east of Kunlun volcano, which produced China's most recent eruption in 1951. Earthquakes of this magnitude are able to disrupt nearby volcanoes. The Kunlun Fault system produced a magnitude 8.1 earthquake in November 2001.
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