Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - Xinjiang, 99 km southeast of Sarkand, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Monday, 8 Mar 2021 5:35 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Mar 10:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 8 Mar 2021 5:35 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.73°N / 80.73°E (Xinjiang, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) N of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) E of Tekeli (Eskeldi District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) ESE of Ushtobe (Karatal District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) ENE of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
557 km (346 mi) WNW of Urumaci (China) (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
995 km (618 mi) SE of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||10 km||KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION, China||KNDC|
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