Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 35 km northeast of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:08 pm (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Jan 06:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Jan 2021 05:08:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 1:08 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.24°N / 81.23°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) WNW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) NNE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
512 km (318 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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