Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 38 km northwest of Druzhba, Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT +6) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 May 21:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
|Date & time||May 18, 2022 20:03:06 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:03 am (GMT +6)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||45.44°N / 82.08°E (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan)|
|Antipode||45.44°S / 97.92°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearby towns and cities||38 km (23 mi) WNW of Druzhba (Alakol District) (pop: 2,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
294 km (183 mi) E of Taldykorgan (pop: 116,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.6||10 km||KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.