1950 Medog earthquake epicenter

1950 Medog earthquake epicenter


Rima, China (CN)
The 1950 Medog earthquake (Chinese: 墨脱大地震/察隅地震), also known as the Assam Earthquake), occurred on August 15, 1950, and had a magnitude of 8.6. The epicenter was actually located near Rima, in Tibet. However, the earthquake was destructive in both Assam and Tibet, and 1,526 people were killed.
The 1950 Medog earthquake (Chinese: 墨脱大地震/察隅地震), also known as the Assam Earthquake), occurred on August 15, 1950, and had a magnitude of 8.6. The epicenter was actually located near Rima, in Tibet. However, the earthquake was destructive in both Assam and Tibet, and 1,526 people were killed.
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By: kkeps

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