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

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.9 - 268 km a sud-est da Hotan, Xinjiang, Cina, mercoledì, 12 febbraio 2014

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.9 - 268 km a sud-est da Hotan, Xinjiang, Cina, mercoledì, 12 febbraio 2014

Strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Feb 09:42 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 22 minuti.
Data & ora: 12 Feb 2014 09:19:48 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 17:19:48
Magnitudine: 6.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 35.9221°N / 82.5485°E (Xinjiang, Cina)
Vulcano più vicino: Kunlun (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
268 km ESE da Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
370 km ESE da Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
492 km ENE da Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
976 km SSO da Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
2985 km O da Pechino (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.910 kmXizangGFZ
M 6.910 km SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAEMSC
M 6.910 km268km ESE of Hotan, ChinaUSGS
M 6.910 kmSE of Hotan, ChinaGeoAu

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 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
  • 12 Mar 2014 17:56 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    88 km (54.7 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Mar 2014 22:58 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | GFZ | 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
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 268 km southeast of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 17:19:48
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