Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 95 km west of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 9:40 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Jan 02:54 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 14 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Jan 2021 01:40:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 14 Jan 2021 9:40 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.96°N / 81.83°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) SW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) SSE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (153 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SSE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) E of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
513 km (319 mi) WSW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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