Latest earthquakes near Aral, Xinjiang today

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List of latest earthquakes near Aral.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 11:32
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 225 km WNW
from Aral
Apr 12, 2024 14:13
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 234 km WNW
from Aral
Apr 11, 2024 00:53
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 201 km NE
from Aral
Apr 10, 2024 20:56
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 200 km NE
from Aral
Apr 10, 2024 16:57
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 182 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 9, 2024 10:10
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 276 km NE
from Aral
Apr 8, 2024 05:16
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 174 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 8, 2024 02:47
(Urumqi)
M 5.0 167 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 21:41
(Urumqi)
M 3.0 277 km NE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 20:20
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 168 km NE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 17:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 179 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 15:45
(Urumqi)
M 4.5 176 km NE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 14:46
(Urumqi)
M 5.1 171 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 7, 2024 14:44
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 163 km NNE
from Aral
Apr 2, 2024 20:37
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 217 km NW
from Aral
Mar 30, 2024 21:21
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 252 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 29, 2024 01:45
(Urumqi)
M 3.2 236 km W
from Aral
Mar 28, 2024 19:09
(Urumqi)
M 2.9 297 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 27, 2024 23:37
(Urumqi)
M 3.4 237 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 23, 2024 09:45
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 252 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 23, 2024 07:41
(Urumqi)
M 4.9 250 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 23, 2024 03:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.1 232 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 16, 2024 01:49
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 283 km NE
from Aral
Mar 15, 2024 08:47
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 260 km WNW
from Aral
Mar 14, 2024 14:36
(Urumqi)
M 4.7 185 km NNE
from Aral

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Recent Aral Earthquake News

These are the latest articles published related to earthquakes occurring near Aral. Check our Earthquake News section for a complete overview of articles written on earthquakes near Aral and elsewhere.

Aral Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
62 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 4.1
Apr 13, 2024 11:32

Average

A total of 621 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Aral, Xinjiang in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 62 earthquakes per year, or 5 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Aral roughly every 5 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Aral in 2024. A total of 214 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Aral that year. The strongest had a 7 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Aral with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Aral in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Aral during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Aral (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 582 93.72%
Mag. 5 38 6.12%
Mag. 6 0 0.0%
Mag. 7 1 0.16%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Aral

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 7
On Jan 23, 2024 00:09.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.4
On Feb 23, 1949 22:08.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Aral occurred on Jan 23, 2024 00:09 local time (Asia/Urumqi timezone). It had a magnitude of 7 and struck 234 kilometers (145 mi) west-northwest of Aral, at a depth of 13 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Aral in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.4 earthquake struck on Feb 23, 1949 22:08, 292 kilometers (181 mi) west-northwest of Aral. It is the strongest earthquake near Aral in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Aral, Xinjiang in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Aral.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Aral.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 23, 2024 00:09
(Urumqi)
M 7.0 234 km WNW
from Aral
Jan 23, 2024 00:14
(Urumqi)
M 5.8 237 km WNW
from Aral
Jan 30, 2023 05:49
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 110 km ESE
from Aral
Jan 30, 2024 04:27
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 233 km WNW
from Aral
Dec 28, 2022 23:16
(Urumqi)
M 5.6 196 km NW
from Aral
Jan 23, 2024 01:36
(Urumqi)
M 5.5 233 km WNW
from Aral
Jan 23, 2024 00:42
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 230 km WNW
from Aral
Feb 25, 2024 10:15
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 250 km WNW
from Aral
Apr 10, 2024 20:56
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 200 km NE
from Aral
Sep 16, 2017 16:11
(Urumqi)
M 5.4 264 km NE
from Aral

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Nearest earthquakes from Aral

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Aral, Xinjiang. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Aral.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Feb 28, 2017 23:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 70 km S
from Aral
Sep 14, 2021 23:52
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 87 km NNW
from Aral
May 4, 2020 11:36
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 93 km NNW
from Aral
May 7, 2020 17:47
(Urumqi)
M 4.6 96 km NNW
from Aral
Oct 14, 2014 03:43
(Urumqi)
M 4.4 106 km WNW
from Aral
Aug 23, 2022 16:03
(Urumqi)
M 4.0 105 km NNE
from Aral
Jul 20, 2021 07:27
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 107 km N
from Aral
Jan 30, 2023 05:49
(Urumqi)
M 5.7 110 km ESE
from Aral
Mar 20, 2020 22:18
(Urumqi)
M 4.2 113 km N
from Aral
May 3, 2018 16:24
(Urumqi)
M 4.3 116 km NNE
from Aral

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Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Aral.

When was the last earthquake in Aral, Xinjiang?

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Aral on the morning of April 13, 2024 at 11:32 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 225km west-northwest of Aral at a depth of 1km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Aral, Xinjiang in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Aral, Xinjiang?

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit near Aral on the evening of February 23, 1949 at 22:08 local time (Asia/Urumqi). The center of this earthquake was located 292km east-northeast of Aral at a depth of 10km under land. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Aral since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Aral, Xinjiang?

In the past 10 years, 621 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Aral. This averages to 62 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 6 days.