Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 42 km southwest of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 May 13:42 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
|Date & time||May 26, 2022 12:27:41 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 8:27 pm (GMT +8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||40.22°N / 81.01°E (Aksu Diqu, Xinjiang, China)|
|Antipode||40.22°S / 98.99°W|
|Shaking intensity||Moderate shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearby towns and cities||42 km (26 mi) SSW of Aral (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
232 km (144 mi) SW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
359 km (223 mi) NNE of Chotan (pop: 410,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
381 km (237 mi) ENE of Shache (pop: 82,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
398 km (248 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
402 km (250 mi) SSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
674 km (419 mi) SW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.6||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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