Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 71 km northeast of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 8 Mar 2021 2:26 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Mar 08:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Mar 2021 2:26 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.54°N / 81.44°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) NE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) E of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) WSW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
498 km (310 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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