Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 245 km south of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, June 26, 1963 at 14:09 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 95 km depth
Depth: 95.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.299°N / 76.487°E↗ (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 36.299°S / 103.513°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
231 km (143 mi) WSW of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) SSW of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNW of Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NE of Bandipura (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) NE of Sopur (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NNE of Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 975,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) NNE of Soyībug (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 104,000) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) S of Kashgar (pop: 274,700) --> See nearby quakes!
425 km (264 mi) NE of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||95 km||Kashmir-Xinjiang border region (China)||USGS|
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