Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 110 km north of Hotan, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:23 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Jan 23:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 6:23 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1°N / 79.99°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
110 km (69 mi) N of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) E of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SSW of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) S of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) S of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) ESE of Kashgar (pop: 274,700) --> See nearby quakes!
504 km (313 mi) SE of Naryn (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 52,300) --> See nearby quakes!
900 km (559 mi) SW of Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
3131 km (1946 mi) W of Bejing (Beijing) (pop: 11,716,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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