Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 31 km north of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 7:46 pm (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 31 km north of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 7:46 pm (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Feb 13:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 11:46:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 7:46 pm (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.32°N / 80.97°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) NNE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) WNW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ESE of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (220 mi) N of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) W of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.410 kmKAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION, ChinaKNDC

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