Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 34 km east of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 1:23 pm (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Jan 06:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2021 05:23:38 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 29 Jan 2021 1:23 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.09°N / 81.3°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (202 km / 126 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) E of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) E of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) WNW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (184 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (207 mi) NNE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 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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