Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Xinjiang, 222 km southeast of Zharkent, Kazakhstan, on Friday, 22 Jan 2021 3:34 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Jan 20:42 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 19:34:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 22 Jan 2021 3:34 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.39°N / 81.26°E (Xinjiang, Kazakhstan)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (89 mi) SE of Koshkar (Raiymbek District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 311) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNE of Aksu (China) (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) WNW of Kucha (China) (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) S of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) S of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SW of Xinyuan (China) (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SSE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) ESE of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) SE of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) WSW of urumaci (China) (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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