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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 201 km northeast of Turkestan, Kazakhstan, on Friday, Feb 12, 2021 at 6:57 pm (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 201 km northeast of Turkestan, Kazakhstan, on Friday, Feb 12, 2021 at 6:57 pm (GMT +6) Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 201 km northeast of Turkestan, Kazakhstan, on Friday, Feb 12, 2021 at 6:57 pm (GMT +6)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Feb 14:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Date & time: Feb 12, 2021 12:57:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Feb 12, 2021 at 6:57 pm (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.75°N / 69.74°E (Turkestan, Kazakhstan)
Antipode: 44.75°S / 110.26°W
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) NNE of Chulakkurgan (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Zhangatas (Zhambyl) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NE of Kentau (pop: 57,400) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNW of Karatau (Zhambyl Oblysy) (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NE of Turkestan (pop: 97,400) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) NNW of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) N of Belyye Vody (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) NNE of Arys (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (169 mi) N of Shymkent (pop: 414,000) --> See nearby quakes!
726 km (451 mi) S of Astana (Nur-Sultan) (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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near Otegen Batyra, Almaty Oblysy (589.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : There was a sound. And vibration.  
Taraz, Zhambyl (247.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Felt when I was in bed.  
Galle, Southern (4425.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Lahore / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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