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Latest quakes in or near Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China, in the past 24 hours on Thursday, December 8, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated: Dec 8, 2022 13:10 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 1 quake between magnitude 3 and 4
In the past 24 hours, Altay Diqu was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.3 and 1 quake of magnitude 3.5.
A moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake occurred in Xinjiang, China, 14 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 3.5 | 88 km E of Kurchum, Kurshim District, East Kazakhstan -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 4.3 | 12 km E of yaltay, Xinjiang, China -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China (updated )

Past 24 hours2 quakes0 quakes M2+1 quake M3+1 quake M4+
Past 7 days13 quakes1 quake M2+9 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+
Past 30 days42 quakes2 quakes M2+26 quakes M3+14 quakes M4+
Past 90 days91 quakes3 quakes M2+57 quakes M3+31 quakes M4+
Past 365 days411 quakes21 quakes M2+245 quakes M3+143 quakes M4+

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Thursday, December 8, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2022 9:25 am (GMT +6) (Dec 8, 2022 03:25 GMT)

10 km
88 km east of Kurchum, Kurshim District, East Kazakhstan
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 8, 2022 6:51 am (GMT +8) (Dec 7, 2022 22:51 GMT)

10 km
12 km east of yaltay, Xinjiang, China
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.9 x 1011 joules (52.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 45.2 tons of TNT) | 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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Altay Diqu Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Altay Diqu?

The last earthquake in Altay Diqu occurred 10 hours ago: Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 88 km east of Kurchum, Kurshim District, East Kazakhstan, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 9:25 am (GMT +6).

How many quakes were there in Altay Diqu today?

In the past 24 hours, Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China had 2 quakes up to magnitude 4.3.

What was the strongest quake in Altay Diqu today?

The strongest earthquake in Altay Diqu today occurred 14 hours ago: Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 12 km east of yaltay, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 6:51 am (GMT +8).

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