Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 267 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 13:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 12 Aug 2012 13:38:08 UTC
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.888°N / 82.503°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
267 km (166 mi) ESE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) ENE of Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
545 km (338 mi) ESE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
635 km (395 mi) NE of Manali (Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
662 km (412 mi) NE of Kulu (Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
981 km (610 mi) SSW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||18 km||Xinjiang-Xizang border region (China)||USGS|
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