Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 78 km northeast of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Monday, 15 Mar 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Mar 06:54 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 15 Mar 2021 1:44 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.54°N / 81.58°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (239 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (49 mi) NE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ENE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) E of Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) WSW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
487 km (303 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.7||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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