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Largest earthquakes in or near Aral, Xinjiang, China, on record since 1900 - list, stats and map

Updated May 14, 2022 23:06 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 26 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 332 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
Since 1900, Aral has had 5 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 26 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, and 332 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.5 | 57 km NW of Kucha, Xinjiang, China -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.7 | 65 km N of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 4 or higher (363 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
May 15, 2022 3:27 am (GMT +8) (May 14, 2022 19:27 GMT)
4.5

10 km
67 km (42 mi)57 km northwest of Kucha, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
May 12, 2022 9:13 am (GMT +8) (May 12, 2022 01:13 GMT)
4.9

10 km
401 km (249 mi)161 km south of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
May 11, 2022 8:22 pm (GMT +8) (May 11, 2022 12:22 GMT)
4.5

10 km
161 km (100 mi)85 km north of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
May 10, 2022 5:11 am (GMT +8) (May 9, 2022 21:11 GMT)
4.1

10 km
182 km (113 mi)79 km northeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
May 7, 2022 9:08 pm (GMT +8) (May 7, 2022 13:08 GMT)
4.2

10 km
283 km (176 mi)79 km southeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
May 2, 2022 9:59 pm (GMT +8) (May 2, 2022 13:59 GMT)
4.0

10 km
228 km (142 mi)19 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 29, 2022 6:38 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 29, 2022 10:38 GMT)
4.6

10 km
279 km (173 mi)56 km west of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 28, 2022 8:34 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 28, 2022 12:34 GMT)
4.4

10 km
224 km (139 mi)30 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 28, 2022 8:11 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 28, 2022 12:11 GMT)
4.2

10 km
215 km (134 mi)62 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 28, 2022 7:25 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 28, 2022 11:25 GMT)
4.5

10 km
190 km (118 mi)51 km east of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 26, 2022 8:11 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 26, 2022 12:11 GMT)
4.2

10 km
212 km (132 mi)38 km northeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 23, 2022 1:42 am (GMT +8) (Apr 22, 2022 17:42 GMT)
4.3

10 km
257 km (160 mi)92 km southeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 22, 2022 8:11 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 22, 2022 12:11 GMT)
4.5

10 km
227 km (141 mi)57 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 21, 2022 9:41 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 21, 2022 13:41 GMT)
4.2

10 km
216 km (134 mi)29 km northeast of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 21, 2022 8:21 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 21, 2022 12:21 GMT)
4.0

10 km
202 km (126 mi)81 km east of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
Apr 21, 2022 2:38 pm (GMT +8) (Apr 21, 2022 06:38 GMT)
4.3

10 km
131 km (81 mi)112 km north of Aral, Xinjiang, China MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.4 x 1015 joules (389 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.3 x 105 tons of TNT or 20.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Aral Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Aral?

The last earthquake in Aral occurred 11 days ago: Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 57 km northwest of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Sunday, May 15, 2022 at 3:27 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in Aral since 1900?

Since 1900, Aral, Xinjiang, China had 363 quakes up to magnitude 6.7.

What was the strongest quake in Aral since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Aral since 1900 occurred 116 years ago: Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 65 km north of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, March 2, 1906 at 06:15 GMT.

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