Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 27 km south of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 8:32 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 May 13:54 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
|Date & time||May 20, 2022 12:32:30 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, May 20, 2022 at 8:32 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.3°N / 81.28°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||40.3°S / 98.72°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearby towns and cities||27 km (17 mi) S of Aral (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
121 km (75 mi) SE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
130 km (81 mi) SE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (130 mi) SW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
651 km (404 mi) SW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.7||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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