Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 47 km south of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:27 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 May 15:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 56 minutes.
|Date & time||May 19, 2022 14:27:54 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:27 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||41.3°N / 82.87°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||41.3°S / 97.13°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearest volcano||Tianshan (137 km / 85 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||47 km (29 mi) S of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
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|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 27.5°C (82 F), humidity: 19%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from N|
|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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