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

Updated: Nov 20, 2022 12:21 GMT -
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Quakes since 1900:

  • 3 quakes above magnitude 7
  • 4 quakes between magnitude 6 and 7
  • 25 quakes between magnitude 5 and 6
  • 348 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 532 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
Since 1900, Altay Diqu has had 3 quakes of magnitude 7.0 or above, 4 quakes between 6.0 and 7.0, 25 quakes between 5.0 and 6.0, 348 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, and 532 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0. See all quakes in the past 24 hours!

Latest quake: Mag. 4.2 | 11 km NW of yaltay, Xinjiang, China -

Strongest quake: Mag. 7.9 | Northern Xinjiang, China -

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Showing quakes since 1900, magnitude 3 or higher (912 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Nov 20, 2022 6:32 am (GMT +8) (Nov 19, 2022 22:32 GMT)
4.2

10 km
568 km (353 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 20, 2022 5:48 am (GMT +8) (Nov 19, 2022 21:48 GMT)
3.7

10 km
626 km (389 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 19, 2022 5:22 pm (GMT +7) (Nov 19, 2022 10:22 GMT)
4.1

10 km
608 km (378 mi)MONGOLIA More
Nov 18, 2022 3:20 am (GMT +6) (Nov 17, 2022 21:20 GMT)
3.9

10 km
721 km (448 mi)KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION More
Nov 18, 2022 4:17 am (GMT +7) (Nov 17, 2022 21:17 GMT)
3.8

10 km
598 km (372 mi)MONGOLIA More
Nov 18, 2022 2:26 am (GMT +8) (Nov 17, 2022 18:26 GMT)
3.4

10 km
347 km (216 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 17, 2022 11:37 pm (GMT +7) (Nov 17, 2022 16:37 GMT)
3.9

10 km
360 km (224 mi)MONGOLIA More
Nov 17, 2022 2:58 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 17, 2022 06:58 GMT)
4.1

10 km
463 km (288 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 17, 2022 9:47 am (GMT +7) (Nov 17, 2022 02:47 GMT)
4.4

10 km
680 km (423 mi)Mongolia: 91 Km SSE of Belyashi, Russia More
Nov 16, 2022 6:47 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 16, 2022 10:47 GMT)
3.7

10 km
398 km (247 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 16, 2022 8:33 am (GMT +8) (Nov 16, 2022 00:33 GMT)
3.2

10 km
449 km (279 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 16, 2022 1:01 am (GMT +8) (Nov 15, 2022 17:01 GMT)
3.9

10 km
338 km (210 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 15, 2022 3:28 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 15, 2022 07:28 GMT)
4.1

10 km
497 km (309 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 14, 2022 3:36 am (GMT +7) (Nov 13, 2022 20:36 GMT)
4.2

10 km
773 km (480 mi)KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION More
Nov 13, 2022 5:04 am (GMT +8) (Nov 12, 2022 21:04 GMT)
3.4

10 km
346 km (215 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 11, 2022 4:04 pm (GMT +6) (Nov 11, 2022 10:04 GMT)
3.8

10 km
693 km (431 mi)EASTERN KAZAKHSTAN More
Nov 10, 2022 7:37 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 10, 2022 11:37 GMT)
3.7

10 km
436 km (271 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 10, 2022 6:13 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 10, 2022 10:13 GMT)
4.0

10 km
387 km (240 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 10, 2022 11:17 am (GMT +8) (Nov 10, 2022 03:17 GMT)
3.5

10 km
472 km (293 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 8, 2022 4:47 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 8, 2022 08:47 GMT)
3.9

10 km
450 km (280 mi)NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA More
Nov 7, 2022 6:48 am (GMT +7) (Nov 6, 2022 23:48 GMT)
4.2

10 km
595 km (370 mi)Mongolia More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.2 x 1016 joules (14383 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 107 tons of TNT or 773.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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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 7 days ago: Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 11 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China, on Sunday, Nov 20, 2022 at 6:32 am (GMT +8).

How many quakes were there in Altay Diqu since 1900?

Since 1900, Altay Diqu, Xinjiang, China had 912 quakes up to magnitude 7.9.

What was the strongest quake in Altay Diqu since 1900?

The strongest earthquake in Altay Diqu since 1900 occurred 91 years ago: Major magnitude 7.9 earthquake - Northern Xinjiang, China, on Monday, August 10, 1931 at 21:18 GMT.

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