Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 05:47 (GMT)

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.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 05:47:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
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
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.810 kmSouthern Xinjiang, ChinaGFZ
M 4.08 km新疆克孜勒苏州阿克陶县CEIC
M 4.635 km- 100km E of Karakul, TajikistanUSGS

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