Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 76 km west of Kuqa, Akesu Diqu, Xinjiang Weiwuerzizhiqu, China, on Tuesday, 26 May 2020 at 08:59 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
26 May 09:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 26 May 2020 08:59:48 UTC -
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.99°N / 82.09°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NNE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) ENE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (210 mi) W of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) SW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
459 km (285 mi) SSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) WSW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> 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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|4.4||1 km||Southern Xinjiang, China||EMSC|
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