Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - 28 km southeast of Qapqal, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 5:02 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Mar 10:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 5:02 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.66°N / 81.37°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) ESE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) W of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) SSE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NNW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NNE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) SW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) SW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (311 mi) W of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.3||10 km||NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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