Saturday, March 10, 2012 09:37:20 UTC (GMT)
Saturday, March 10, 2012 05:37:20 PM local time at epicenter
Earthquake initial reports at a depth of 14.40 km (8.95 mi)
Read the United States Geological Survey’s full report on this earthquake activity at M 4.6, northern Qinghai, China. An important part of the USGS mission is to maintain and improve comprehensive earthquake monitoring in the United States with focus on “real-time” systems. The earthquake information above is preliminary and this event may not yet have been reviewed by a seismologist.