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Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Kazakhstan, 149 km south of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Kazakhstan, 149 km south of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Kazakhstan, 149 km south of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

9 May 09:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 9, 2022 07:52:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, May 9, 2022 at 3:52 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.9
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude42.52°N / 81.6°E (Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, Kazakhstan)
Antipode42.52°S / 98.4°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearest volcanoTianshan (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities142 km (88 mi) NW of Kucha (China) (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (92 mi) SSE of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
160 km (100 mi) ESE of Koshkar (Raiymbek District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 311) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (104 mi) SW of Xinyuan (China) (pop: 300,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) NE of Ciudad de Aksu (China) (pop: 340,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
222 km (138 mi) N of Aral (China) (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
224 km (139 mi) SE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
380 km (236 mi) SE of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
389 km (242 mi) E of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.910 kmNORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAKNDC

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