Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 34 km south of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 May 13:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
|Date & time||May 24, 2022 12:22:09 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 8:22 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||41.42°N / 83.04°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||41.42°S / 96.96°W|
|Shaking intensity||Light shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearest volcano||Tianshan (128 km / 80 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||34 km (21 mi) SSE of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
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|Estimated seismic energy released||1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.6||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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