Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 148 km south of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, 8 January 2021 at 03:54 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 03:54:48 UTC -
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.4704°N / 80.9553°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
148 km (92 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) SSE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) E of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) WSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) SW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (347 mi) WSW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||km||Southern Xinjiang To Gansu, China||KNDC|
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