Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 82 km southeast of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 1:31 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Mar 18:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2021 17:31:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 4 Mar 2021 1:31 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.26°N / 81.78°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) SE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (190 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) SW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
473 km (294 mi) W of urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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