Xinjiang Earthquake 1
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A strong earthquake occurred in Southern Xinjiang, China.

Magnitude:
5.4

Date-Time:
- Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 12:33:54 UTC
- Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 08:33:54 PM at epicenter

Location:
36.212ยฐN, 77.490ยฐE

Depth:
84.2 km (52.3 miles)

Xinjiang Earthquake 2
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Region:
SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA

Distances:
- 230 km (140 miles) N of Leh, Kashmir
- 240 km (150 miles) WSW of Hotan, Xinjiang, China
- 285 km (180 miles) E of Gilgit, Kashmir
- 840 km (520 miles) N of NEW DELHI, Delhi, India

Location Uncertainty:
- horizontal +/- 6 km (3.7 miles)
- depth +/- 9.8 km (6.1 miles)