Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 285 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:33 (Asia/Kashgar)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 14 Aug 2012 20:33:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:33 (Asia/Kashgar)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.71°N / 82.6°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
285 km (177 mi) ESE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) ENE of Leh (India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) ESE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
631 km (392 mi) NE of Manali (Kullu, India) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
661 km (410 mi) NE of Rāmpur (Shimla, India) (pop: 6,210) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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