Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 90 km northeast of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, 20 March 2021 at 05:15 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Mar 07:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 2 hours and 2 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.64°N / 81.65°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) NE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SW of Druzhba (Alakol District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) ENE of Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) ESE of Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan) (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) WSW of Karamay (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) WSW of Baijiantan (pop: 93,700) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) W of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
483 km (300 mi) WNW 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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