Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 81 km east of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 5:01 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 May 10:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
|Date & time||May 17, 2022 09:01:34 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 5:01 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||41.4°N / 81.2°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||41.4°S / 98.8°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearest volcano||Tianshan (163 km / 101 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||81 km (50 mi) ENE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
96 km (59 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
102 km (63 mi) ENE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
148 km (92 mi) WSW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
224 km (139 mi) SSE of Koshkar (Raiymbek District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 311) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
243 km (151 mi) SE of Kegen (Raiymbek District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 9,990) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
588 km (365 mi) WSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.5||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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