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

Updated: Mar 16, 2022 20:16 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 2 quakes above magnitude 6
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 122 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 129 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 8 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 4 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
Since 1900, Burqin Xian has had 2 quakes of magnitude 6.0 or above, 4 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 122 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 129 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 8 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There have been also 4 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 3.7 | Kazakhstan, 166 km W of yaltay, Xinjiang, China -

Strongest quake: Mag. 6.6 | 47 km N of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 1.1 or higher (269 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Jan 13, 2023 12:50 am (GMT +8) (Jan 12, 2023 16:50 GMT)
3.7

10 km
632 km (393 mi)Kazakhstan, 166 km west of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Jan 10, 2023 12:42 am (GMT +8) (Jan 9, 2023 16:42 GMT)
3.6

10 km
583 km (362 mi)143 km west of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Jan 7, 2023 11:04 am (GMT +8) (Jan 7, 2023 03:04 GMT)
4.1

10 km
583 km (362 mi)143 km west of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Jan 2, 2023 3:14 am (GMT +7) (Jan 1, 2023 20:14 GMT)
4.3

10 km
726 km (451 mi)Altai, 169 km north of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 27, 2022 12:37 pm (GMT +7) (Dec 27, 2022 05:37 GMT)
1.5

10 km
736 km (457 mi)Mongolia: KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION More
Dec 26, 2022 10:47 pm (GMT +7) (Dec 26, 2022 15:47 GMT)
3.9

10 km
776 km (482 mi)Kazakhstan, 8.7 km northwest of Belyashi, Altai, Russia More
Dec 26, 2022 1:11 pm (GMT +6) (Dec 26, 2022 07:11 GMT)
3.7

10 km
651 km (405 mi)84 km northeast of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Dec 26, 2022 1:07 am (GMT +8) (Dec 25, 2022 17:07 GMT)
4.5

10 km
637 km (396 mi)Xinjiang, China, 98 km northeast of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Dec 25, 2022 6:00 am (GMT +7) (Dec 24, 2022 23:00 GMT)
1.8

10 km
762 km (473 mi)44 km southwest of Belyashi, Altai, Russia More
Dec 23, 2022 5:45 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 23, 2022 09:45 GMT)
4.6

10 km
686 km (426 mi)Russia, 42 km northwest of Hom, Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 22, 2022 4:14 pm (GMT +6) (Dec 22, 2022 10:14 GMT)
4.1

10 km
687 km (427 mi)East Kazakhstan, 55 km northwest of Hom, Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 13, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 13, 2022 11:37 GMT)
4.0

10 km
529 km (329 mi)34 km southwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 11, 2022 3:37 am (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2022 19:37 GMT)
4.6

10 km
555 km (345 mi)12 km east of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 10, 2022 4:39 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2022 08:39 GMT)
4.0

10 km
487 km (303 mi)95 km northeast of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 10, 2022 1:03 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2022 05:03 GMT)
4.4

10 km
519 km (322 mi)105 km southwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 10, 2022 11:31 am (GMT +8) (Dec 10, 2022 03:31 GMT)
2.9

10 km
536 km (333 mi)26 km southwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 9, 2022 3:24 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 9, 2022 07:24 GMT)
3.8

10 km
495 km (308 mi)99 km southwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 9, 2022 8:16 am (GMT +8) (Dec 9, 2022 00:16 GMT)
3.1

10 km
612 km (380 mi)73 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 8, 2022 6:51 am (GMT +8) (Dec 7, 2022 22:51 GMT)
4.3

10 km
555 km (345 mi)12 km east of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 3, 2022 11:57 am (GMT +7) (Dec 3, 2022 04:57 GMT)
3.6

10 km
732 km (455 mi)Russia, 120 km northwest of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Dec 3, 2022 1:25 am (GMT +8) (Dec 2, 2022 17:25 GMT)
3.4

10 km
451 km (280 mi)47 km southwest of Kürti, Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.2 x 1014 joules (227 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2 x 105 tons of TNT or 12.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: Makanchi, Kazakhstan (MAKZ/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Makanchi, Kazakhstan: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Burqin Xian Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Burqin Xian?

The last earthquake in Burqin Xian occurred 2 weeks ago: Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - Kazakhstan, 166 km west of yaltay, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, Jan 13, 2023 at 12:50 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in Burqin Xian since 1900?

Since 1900, Burqin Xian, Xinjiang, China had 269 quakes up to magnitude 6.6.

What was the strongest quake in Burqin Xian since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Burqin Xian since 1900 occurred 33 years ago: Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 47 km north of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan, on Thursday, June 14, 1990 at 12:47 GMT.

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