Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 48 km southeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:21 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 May 13:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
|Date & time||May 25, 2022 12:21:51 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8:21 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.2°N / 81.61°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||40.2°S / 98.39°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearby towns and cities||48 km (30 mi) SE of Aral (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
157 km (97 mi) SE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
202 km (125 mi) SSW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
637 km (396 mi) SW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|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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