Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - XIZANG, China, on 4 May 5:02 pm (GMT +8) -
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
4 May 10:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Date & time: 4 May 2021 09:02:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 May 5:02 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.68°N / 84.48°E (Tibet, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
428 km (266 mi) NE of Tarchan (pop: 754) --> See nearby quakes!
460 km (286 mi) NNE of Kharpunath (Karnali Pradesh, Nepal) (pop: 682) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) NE of Pulan (Ali Diqu) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (349 mi) SE of Hotan (Xinjiang) (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
567 km (352 mi) NE of Dārchulā (Mahakali, Sudurpashchim Pradesh, Nepal) (pop: 18,300) --> See nearby quakes!
617 km (383 mi) NE of Bāgeshwar (Bari Khalsa, Uttarakhand, India) (pop: 8,710) --> See nearby quakes!
770 km (479 mi) NW of Lhasa (pop: 118,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||10 km||XIZANG, China||KNDC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
xizan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 30-60 s
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.