Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 285 km north of Taraz, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 10:14 pm (GMT +0)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
6 Sep 23:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 55 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2015 22:14:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 6 Sep 2015 10:14 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.46°N / 71.53°E (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Aqbaqay (Zhambyl) (pop: 1,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNE of Zhangatas (Zhambyl) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNE of Karatau (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NW of Chu (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) N of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) NW of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) WNW of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
497 km (309 mi) SSW of Karaganda (pop: 451,800) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (312 mi) NNE of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
636 km (395 mi) S of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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