Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 37 km southeast of Shihezi, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 May 11:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 09:57:02 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 5:57 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||44.01°N / 86.26°E (Changji Huizu Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||44.01°S / 93.74°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearby towns and cities||37 km (23 mi) SSE of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
84 km (52 mi) W of Changji (pop: 198,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
110 km (68 mi) WNW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (93 mi) N of Baluntaicun (Bayinguoleng Mengguzizhizhou) (pop: 5,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Karamay (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
207 km (129 mi) SSE of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.9||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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