Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - Kazakhstan, 19 km north of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 10:14 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
9 Feb 03:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2021 02:14:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 9 Feb 2021 10:14 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.22°N / 80.9°E (Xinjiang, Kazakhstan)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) N of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) E of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) ESE of Tekeli (Eskeldi District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) WNW of Xinyuan (China) (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ESE of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ESE of Ushtobe (Karatal District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) ENE of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (334 mi) W of urumaci (China) (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||10 km||KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION, China||KNDC|
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