Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 78 km northwest of Kuqa, Akesu Diqu, Xinjiang Weiwuerzizhiqu, China, on Thursday, 23 January 2020 at 04:52 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 12 km depth
23 Jan 05:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2020 04:52:58 UTC -
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.08°N / 82.12°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) WNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) NE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) W of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
402 km (250 mi) SW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
449 km (279 mi) SSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
485 km (302 mi) WSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||12 km||Northern Xinjiang, China||EMSC|
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