Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 10.8 km southwest of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 8:45 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 10.8 km southwest of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 8:45 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Jan 13:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 51 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Jan 2021 12:45:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 25 Jan 2021 8:45 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5°N / 81.15°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) SE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 mi) NNE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) S of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
583 km (362 mi) SW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
646 km (401 mi) WSW of Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -2.4°C (28 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.110 kmSOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAKNDC

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