Brief Introduction
The Five Seismic Belts in China
The Five Earthquake Active Periods in the 20th Century
Earthquake Forecast in China
Typical Earthquakes

 

 

All Kinds of Earth Light

Records on the Bamboo

20 Examples of Rescue

Seismic Belts in China

Ground Deformation

Calling of Apes

Key Points for Escape

When Pressed Down

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The Five Seismic Belts in China

    The seismic activities of China mainly take place in the 23 seismic belts in five areas.


    The seismic activities of China mainly take place in the 23 seismic belts in the five following areas:
1) Taiwan province and nearby sea areas
2) SouthWest areas including Tibet, West part of Sichuan province and the mid-West of Yunnan province.
3) NorthWestern area, mainly referring to Gansu province, Hexi Corridor, Qinghai, Ningxia and Tian Mountain areas.
4) Northern part, including two sides of Taihang Mountain, river beds of Fen river and Wei river. Yin Mountain -Yan Mountain area, mid in Shandong and Bohai Bay.
5) SouthEastern coastal areas, such as Guangdong, Fujian etc.
Taiwan province is located on Pacific earthquake belt; Tibet, Yunnan, Sichuan, Qinghai and Xinjiang are located on the Himalayas-Mediterranean belt; Other provinces on the relevant belts.
The earthquake belt distribution are the base for dividing key monitor-defense earthquake areas.


     

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