Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 124 km northwest of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 3:14 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Jan 20:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2021 19:14:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 21 Jan 2021 3:14 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.16°N / 81.56°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (86 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) WNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) SW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SSE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) E of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
524 km (326 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||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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