Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 283 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 at 20:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 6 km depth
Date & time: 14 Aug 2012 20:32:57 UTC
Depth: 6.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.624°N / 82.505°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
283 km (176 mi) SE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
382 km (237 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||6.3 km||Xinjiang-Xizang border region (China)||USGS|
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