Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 259 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Tue, 14 Aug 2012 03:18 (Asia/Kashgar)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 13 Aug 2012 19:18:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 03:18 (Asia/Kashgar)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36°N / 82.49°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (213 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
259 km (161 mi) ESE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
491 km (305 mi) ENE of Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) ESE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
642 km (399 mi) NE of Manali (Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
669 km (416 mi) NE of Kulu (Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
971 km (603 mi) SSW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||10 km||Southern Xinjiang, China||GFZ|