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Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 10:06 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 10:06 pm (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Karamay, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 10:06 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Nov 15:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 18 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 28, 2022 14:06:10 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Nov 28, 2022 at 10:06 pm (GMT +8)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude45.52°N / 84.72°E (Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China)
Antipode45.52°S / 95.28°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
140 km (87 mi) SE of Emin (Région autonome de Xinjiang) (pop: 57,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
149 km (92 mi) SW of Hoxtolgay (Tacheng Diqu) (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
171 km (106 mi) NW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Bole (pop: 235,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
260 km (162 mi) NNE of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
297 km (185 mi) NW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Seismic station: Makanchi, Kazakhstan (MAKZ/IU network) | Distance from quake: 255 km / 159 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Makanchi, Kazakhstan: 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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