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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 269km ESE of Hotan, China on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 268km ESE of Hotan, China on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - 268km ESE of Hotan, China on Wednesday, 12 February 2014
12 Feb 09:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 22 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 12 February 2014 09:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 17:19:48
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9221°N / 82.5485°E (Chine)
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (218 km / 135 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 12 Feb 09:19 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmXizangGFZ
Wed, 12 Feb 09:19 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmSOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAEMSC
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 17:19:48 (12 Feb 09:19:48 UTC)M 6.9 / 10 km268km ESE of Hotan, ChinaUSGS
Wed, 12 Feb 09:19 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmSE of Hotan, ChinaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake: 268km ESE of Hotan, China, 12 Feb 2014 09:19

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (19 quakes):
  • 10 Aug 2014 12:48 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 22 Mar 2014 12:58 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Mar 2014 19:43 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    14.9 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 2014 05:40 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Feb 2014 05:39 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Feb 2014 12:32 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Feb 2014 01:08 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    9.6 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 21:37 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    16.2 km (10.1 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 21:06 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 07:34 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 00:08 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 00:07 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 20:51 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 19:09 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 18:00 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    17.9 km (11.1 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 14:36 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    14.7 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 12:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 11:14 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Feb 2014 10:00 UTC
    | M 5.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 268km ESE of Hotan, China on Wednesday, 12 February 2014

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