Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 76 km northeast of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 8:15 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Jan 13:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Jan 2021 12:15:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 23 Jan 2021 8:15 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.34°N / 81.73°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) ENE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) WSW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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