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M6.3 earthquake on Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 10:47 (280km ESE of Hotan, China)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 280km ESE of Hotan, China on Sunday, 12 August 2012

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 280km ESE of Hotan, China on Sunday, 12 August 2012
Date & time: Sunday, 12 August 2012 10:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:47 (Asia/Urumqi)
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.6805°N / 82.516°E (Chine)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (210 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 12 Aug 2012
Sun, 12 Aug 10:47 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmXizangGFZ
Sun, 12 Aug 10:47 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmXINJIANG-XIZANG BORDER REGIONEMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 10:47 UTCM 6.3 / 11 kmXinjiang-Xizang Border RegionGeoAu

 

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