Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 135 km northeast of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 02:46 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 135 km northeast of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 5 December 2019 at 02:46 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.0 at 16 km depth

5 Dec 02:55 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 9 minutes.
Dec 5 09:26: Magnitude recalculée de 5.2 à 5.0.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 16.0 km.
Date & time: 5 Dec 2019 02:46:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.7°N / 81.74°E (Région autonome de Xinjiang, Chine)
Volcan le plus près: Tianshan (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
99 km O de Koutcha (pop: 68,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km ENE de Aksou (pop: 340,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km NNE de Aral (pop: 260,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
228 km SSO de Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
240 km SSE de Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
271 km SSE de Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
290 km ESE de Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kirghizistan) (pop: 70,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
366 km O de Korla (pop: 179,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
454 km SO de Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
532 km OSO de Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
5.016 kmSouthern Xinjiang, ChinaGFZ
5.130 kmSouthern Xinjiang, ChinaEMSC
4.915 km新疆阿克苏地区拜城县 (China)CEIC
5.125 km100km W of Kuqa, ChinaUSGS
5.510 kmSouthern Xinjiang, ChinaBMKG

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Guiltbrook, Derbyshire / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 05 Dec 2019 20:48 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | CEIC | Details

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