Earthquake Catalogue with M≥5 in Pan-Third Pole since 1960

The Pan-Third Polar region has strong seismic activity, which is driven by the subduction and collision of the Indian plate, the Arab plate and the Eurasian plate. 18806 earthquakes with Magnitude 5 or larger have occurred in Pan-Third Polar region (north latitude 0-56 degrees and east longitude 43-139 degrees) since 1960. Among them, 4 earthquakes with Magnitude 8 or larger, 187 earthquakes with Magnitude 7.0-7.9, 1625 earthquakes with Magnitude 6.0-6.9 and 16990 earthquakes with Magnitude 5.0-5.9 have occurred. Earthquakes occurred mainly in the foothills of the India-Myanmar Mountains, the Himalaya Mountains, the Sulaiman Mountains, where the India Plate collided with the Eurasian plate, and the Zagros Mountains where the Arab plate collided with the Eurasian plate.

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Ji WANG. Earthquake Catalogue with M≥5 in Pan-Third Pole since 1960. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2020. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1.USGS Earthquake Catalogue of the United States ( (View Details )

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Pan-Third Pole Environment Study for a Green Silk Road-A CAS Strategic Priority A Program (No:XDA20000000)

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East: 139.00 West: 43.00
South: 0.00 North: 56.00
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  • Spatial resolution: 1km - 10km
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  • Temporal coverage: 1960-01-09 To 2020-01-08
  • Temporal coverage: 1960-2019
  • Updated time: 2020-04-15
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