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Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km north of Yining, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km north of Yining, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km north of Yining, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, Nov 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Nov 11:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 21 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 19, 2022 09:51:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Nov 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude44.54°N / 81.44°E (Bortala Mongol Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China)
Antipode44.54°S / 98.56°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearest volcanoTianshan (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities63 km (39 mi) N of Yining (pop: 515,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SW of Bole (pop: 235,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) NE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) N of Taxkowrük (pop: 17,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (118 mi) NW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
295 km (183 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
498 km (310 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.010 kmNORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAKNDC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Podgonoye, Kazakstan (PDGK/KZ network) | Distance from quake: 207 km / 128 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Podgonoye, Kazakstan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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