Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Xinjiang, 211 km southeast of Zharkent, Kazakhstan, on Saturday, 9 Jan 2021 2:24 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
8 Jan 19:35 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 18:24:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 9 Jan 2021 2:24 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.41°N / 80.98°E (Xinjiang, Kazakhstan)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (125 km / 78 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) SE of Koshkar (Raiymbek District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 311) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNE of Aksu (China) (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) S of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Kucha (China) (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) S of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) N of Aral (China) (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (213 mi) ESE of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) SE of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (348 mi) WSW of urumaci (China) (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||1 km||KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REG., China||EMSC|
|4.1||km||Southern Xinjiang To Gansu, China||KNDC|
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