Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 05:47 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Dec 05:55 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.05°N / 74.57°E (China)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) NNE of Murghob (Murghab, Tajikistan) (pop: 10,800)
131 km (81 mi) WSW of Kashgar (pop: 274,700)
220 km (137 mi) SSE of Uzgen (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 40,400)
224 km (139 mi) SE of Osh (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 200,000)
242 km (150 mi) WNW of Shache (pop: 82,500)
249 km (154 mi) SE of Jalal-Abad (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 75,700)
508 km (316 mi) SSW of Almaty (Kazakhstan) (pop: 2,000,900)
517 km (321 mi) ESE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||10 km||Southern Xinjiang, China||GFZ|
|M 4.8||10 km||4.8 SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||EMSC|
|M 4.0||8 km||新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县||CEIC|
|M 4.6||35 km||- 100km E of Karakul, Tajikistan||USGS|
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