The Ms 6.3 (Mw 6.1) Kangding earthquake struck western Sichuan Province on 22 November at 08:55:27 UTC (16:55:27 p.m. local time). Its epicenter was located approximately 37 km northwest of Kangding country and 236 km southwest of Chengdu city. The China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) reported that the epicenter was located at 30.3° N, 101.7° E with a hypocentral depth of 18 km (Fig. 1). Three days after the first shock, another moderate earthquake (Ms  5.8/Mw  5.7) hit the area to the southeast. The distance between the two events is about 10...

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