Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 80 km southeast of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:57 pm (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 80 km southeast of Kucha, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:57 pm (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Feb 15:10 UTC: First to report: CEIC after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 22 Feb 2021 14:57:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 22 Feb 2021 10:57 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.21°N / 83.61°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) SE of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ENE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WSW of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) S of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) E of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) SE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) SE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SSW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) SW of Changji (pop: 198,800) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) SW of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 7°C (45 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from S
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.610 km新疆阿克苏地区库车市, ChinaCEIC
4.26 kmSOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINAEMSC

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