Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 188 km north of Kumul, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Jan 09:06 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 07:38:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 18 Jan 2021 3:38 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.48°N / 92.98°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearby towns and cities:
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Kumul (pop: 137,100) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) SW of Altai (Yesunbulag, Govĭ-Altay, Mongolia) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) ENE of Turpan (pop: 254,900) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) SSE of Khovd (Jargalant, Mongolia) (pop: 30,500) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) ENE of Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
469 km (292 mi) SW of Oulia-Sontai (Dzabkhan, Mongolia) (pop: 16,200) --> See nearby quakes!
529 km (329 mi) SE of Altay (pop: 139,300) --> 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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|M 4.6||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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