Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 285 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:33 (Asia/Kashgar)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake 280 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:47 (Asia/Urumqi), which had occurred 2 jours earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 285 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:33 (Asia/Kashgar)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.4 at 10 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 30 seconds.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2012 20:33:00 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:33 (Asia/Kashgar)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.71°N / 82.6°E (Chine)
Volcan le plus près: Kunlun (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
285 km ESE de Khotan (pop: 114,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
385 km ESE de Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
489 km ENE de Leh (Inde) (pop: 37,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
563 km ESE de Yarkand (pop: 82,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
631 km NE de Manali (Kullu, Inde) (pop: 8,340) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
645 km NE de Sarahan (Inde) (pop: 1,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
661 km NE de Rāmpur (Shimla, Inde) (pop: 6,210) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.410 kmXizangGFZ
4.410 km XINJIANG-XIZANG BORDER REGIONEMSC
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