(tonight's the largest quake in that region in more than 23 years) *PIC*

Subject: 
(tonight's the largest quake in that region in more than 23 years) *PIC*
Posted By: 
Helwere
Date: 
Monday, February 13, 2006 11:36 pm

: These are all over 5 mag.
: And basically, on the same day.

Parts of Southeast Asia see a lot of earthquakes, and a lot of significant ones, too, but not that Sikkim region of India.

In a a region defined by Latitude: 28.400N - 26.400N
Longitude: 89.400E - 87.400E

....tonight\'s earthquake is the largest since a magnitude 6.1 November 19, 1980.
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Widening the earthquake-data search parameters to
Latitude: 29.400N - 25.400N
Longitude: 90.400E - 86.400E

--and tonight\'s is the largest there in almost thirteen years, a magnitude 6.2 on March 20, 1993. (Long 29.08 Lat 87.33)

maps of tonight\'s quake.
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Image: \'India Kangchen junga at sunrise\'