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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 58 km southeast of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:36 am (GMT +8) -

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Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 58 km southeast of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:36 am (GMT +8) Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 58 km southeast of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:36 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Sep 23:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 53 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 22, 2022 22:36:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 6:36 am (GMT +8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.01°N / 77.66°E (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode38.01°S / 102.34°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities58 km (36 mi) SE of Shache (pop: 82,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
127 km (79 mi) NW of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
218 km (135 mi) SE of Kashgar (pop: 274,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
224 km (139 mi) WNW of Chotan (pop: 410,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
323 km (201 mi) NE of Barishal (Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan) (pop: 2,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 19.5°C (67 F), humidity: 33%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.210 kmSOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAKNDC

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Seismic station: Ala Archa, Kyrgyzstan (AAK/II network) | Distance from quake: 580 km / 361 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Ala Archa, Kyrgyzstan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Aug 22, 1902 03:00
120 years ago
7.7

0 km
229km / 142mi105 km NE of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 23, 1985 12:41
37 years ago
7.0

6.8 km
264km / 164mi66 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 13, 1961 16:34
62 years ago
7.0

35 km
195km / 121mi151 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 1, 1961 15:18
62 years ago
6.8

20 km
206km / 128mi164 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 27, 1944 16:25
78 years ago
6.8

20 km
262km / 163mi118 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 24, 1919 02:03
103 years ago
6.5

20 km
226km / 141mi65 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 3, 2015 01:07
7 years ago
6.4

10 km
75km / 46mi61 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 27, 1998 09:03
24 years ago
6.4

33 km
186km / 115mi118 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 24, 2003 02:03
20 years ago
6.3

11 km
182km / 113mi108 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 19, 1996 15:00
27 years ago
6.3

28 km
236km / 147mi84 km NE of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 28, 1975 11:06
47 years ago
6.3

33 km
316km / 196mi143 km S of Chotan, Hotan Diqu, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 4, 1961 09:46
62 years ago
6.3

20 km
207km / 128mi170 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 11, 1997 05:34
25 years ago
6.2

15 km
180km / 112mi82 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 11, 1985 20:45
37 years ago
6.2

15 km
246km / 153mi52 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 13, 1983 01:40
40 years ago
6.2

16 km
307km / 190mi90 km NW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 15, 1972 20:21
51 years ago
6.2

10.2 km
265km / 165mi160 km SW of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 13, 1980 22:09
43 years ago
6.1

63 km
179km / 111mi214 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 15, 1959 10:25
63 years ago
6.1

48 km
222km / 138mi97 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 5, 1956 07:12
67 years ago
6.1

15 km
51km / 32mi83 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 9, 1953 19:02
69 years ago
6.1

10 km
222km / 138mi179 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 6, 1997 04:36
26 years ago
6.0

33 km
179km / 111mi87 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 17, 1990 01:59
32 years ago
6.0

33 km
287km / 178mi94 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 26, 1971 01:48
51 years ago
6.0

20 km
205km / 127mi113 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 29, 1970 05:50
52 years ago
6.0

15 km
199km / 124mi149 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 26, 1963 14:09
59 years ago
6.0

95 km
217km / 135mi245 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 21, 2021 13:42
1 year 36 weeks ago
5.8

10 km
102km / 63mi140 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 4, 1952 06:19
70 years ago
5.8

10 km
114km / 71mi17 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 28, 1998 21:11
24 years ago
5.6

33 km
125km / 78mi13 km NE of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 4, 2021 17:02
1 year 34 weeks ago
5.4

10 km
105km / 65mi63 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 20, 2017 09:54
6 years ago
5.4

12 km
79km / 49mi42 km SW of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 25, 2005 21:08
17 years ago
5.4

18 km
178km / 111mi70 km W of Chotan, Hotan Diqu, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 29, 1997 08:20
26 years ago
5.2

33 km
147km / 91mi123 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 24, 1995 09:36
27 years ago
5.2

33 km
52km / 32mi109 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 9, 1984 19:53
38 years ago
5.2

33 km
65km / 41mi53 km SW of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 4, 2021 07:05
1 year 21 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
36km / 22mi43 km E of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 18, 2021 02:41
1 year 36 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
94km / 58mi118 km E of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 28, 1998 21:28
24 years ago
5.1

33 km
113km / 70mi20 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 30, 1997 17:54
25 years ago
5.1

33 km
102km / 63mi65 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 27, 1975 14:27
47 years ago
5.1

33 km
95km / 59mi62 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 1, 2022 20:13
13 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
103km / 64mi26 km NW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 18, 2021 17:23
1 year 19 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
136km / 85mi20 km S of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 15, 2021 18:20
1 year 20 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
123km / 76mi76 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 26, 2021 03:55
1 year 31 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
50km / 31mi106 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 24, 2015 13:23
7 years ago
5.0

18 km
75km / 47mi61 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 3, 2015 03:11
7 years ago
5.0

10 km
76km / 47mi59 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 23, 1996 01:59
26 years ago
5.0

33 km
121km / 75mi77 km W of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 15, 1989 19:40
34 years ago
5.0

35 km
98km / 61mi89 km SW of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 13, 1977 05:54
46 years ago
5.0

33 km
152km / 95mi111 km W of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 30, 1976 12:18
46 years ago
5.0

33 km
132km / 82mi21 km SW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 15, 1974 22:31
48 years ago
5.0

34 km
95km / 59mi117 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 8, 2022 18:57
3 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
137km / 85mi170 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 15, 2022 16:53
15 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
94km / 58mi90 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 30, 2021 20:20
1 year 17 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
122km / 76mi50 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 8, 2021 21:13
1 year 33 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
117km / 73mi56 km SW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 27, 2021 19:55
1 year 35 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
92km / 57mi66 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 3, 2015 01:44
7 years ago
4.9

16 km
81km / 50mi52 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 1, 2011 12:48
11 years ago
4.9

32 km
75km / 47mi33 km W of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 19, 2021 16:56
1 year 19 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
129km / 80mi99 km NW of Chotan, Hotan Diqu, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 21, 2012 21:38
10 years ago
4.8

31 km
49km / 30mi53 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 26, 2011 08:55
11 years ago
4.8

10 km
135km / 84mi154 km E of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 24, 2003 02:10
20 years ago
4.8

10 km
126km / 78mi84 km N of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 10, 1986 13:46
36 years ago
4.8

33 km
145km / 90mi174 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 23, 2021 10:13
1 year 31 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
75km / 47mi57 km NW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 14, 2015 06:07
7 years ago
4.7

10 km
81km / 51mi56 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 3, 2015 02:37
7 years ago
4.7

10 km
58km / 36mi115 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 13, 2003 19:30
19 years ago
4.7

33 km
152km / 94mi84 km W of Chotan, Hotan Diqu, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 3, 1985 23:26
37 years ago
4.7

35 km
93km / 58mi109 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 14, 1983 18:22
40 years ago
4.7

33 km
127km / 79mi164 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 30, 1976 05:51
46 years ago
4.7

18 km
135km / 84mi10.7 km S of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 21, 2022 12:16
8 days ago
4.6

19 km
76km / 47mi52 km NW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 2021 21:13
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.6

5 km
87km / 54mi135 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 2021 01:54
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
32km / 20mi90 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 9, 2021 16:53
1 year 20 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
39km / 24mi78 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 6, 2020 16:51
2 years ago
4.6

10 km
20km / 13mi75 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 14, 2015 12:29
7 years ago
4.6

18 km
41km / 25mi98 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 2012 07:47
10 years ago
4.6

38 km
155km / 96mi39 km S of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 21, 2002 23:39
20 years ago
4.6

33 km
98km / 61mi62 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 9, 2000 13:39
22 years ago
4.6

66 km
58km / 36mi69 km NW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 14, 1993 08:49
29 years ago
4.6

28 km
119km / 74mi92 km SW of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 14, 1993 09:58
29 years ago
4.6

27 km
130km / 81mi90 km SE of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 26, 1982 02:48
40 years ago
4.6

33 km
125km / 78mi20 km SW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 2, 1981 14:02
41 years ago
4.6

33 km
71km / 44mi75 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 12, 1981 01:06
41 years ago
4.6

33 km
117km / 73mi20 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 28, 1976 23:01
46 years ago
4.6

33 km
117km / 73mi16 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 30, 2022 16:48
13 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
121km / 75mi13 km N of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 26, 2022 21:44
22 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
87km / 54mi58 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 2021 17:52
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.5

19 km
40km / 25mi98 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 2021 01:39
1 year 4 weeks ago
4.5

185 km
97km / 60mi70 km W of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 29, 2021 20:06
1 year 26 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
65km / 40mi99 km E of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 2017 03:39
5 years ago
4.5

2 km
29km / 18mi85 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 24, 2017 18:42
6 years ago
4.5

42 km
96km / 60mi48 km W of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 22, 2007 21:28
15 years ago
4.5

35 km
122km / 76mi5.2 km NW of Zangguy, Hotan Prefecture, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 30, 2000 17:45
22 years ago
4.5

33 km
103km / 64mi155 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 19, 2000 12:08
22 years ago
4.5

33 km
44km / 27mi82 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 24, 1995 09:38
27 years ago
4.5

19 km
46km / 29mi104 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 26, 1993 16:23
30 years ago
4.5

10 km
137km / 85mi138 km NE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 13, 1993 10:34
30 years ago
4.5

28 km
85km / 53mi90 km E of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 22, 1981 20:43
41 years ago
4.5

64 km
110km / 68mi72 km W of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 23, 1973 23:58
49 years ago
4.5

33 km
95km / 59mi59 km NE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 6, 2022 20:55
16 weeks ago
4.4

10 km
20km / 12mi78 km SE of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
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