Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 292 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 at 22:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 14 Aug 2012 22:51:27 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.666°N / 82.664°E (China)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed (32 km / 20 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
292 km (182 mi) ESE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) ENE of Leh (India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) ESE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
661 km (411 mi) NE of Rāmpur (Shimla, India) (pop: 6,210) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||10 km||Xinjiang-Xizang border region (China)||USGS|
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