Light mag. 3.6 earthquake - 87 km southeast of Sarkand, Almaty Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 5:43 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Mar 10:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 5:43 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.73°N / 80.45°E (Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) NNE of Zharkent (Panfilov District) (pop: 34,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNW of Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Sarkand (pop: 76,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NNW of Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Tekeli (Eskeldi District) (pop: 26,700) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) E of Taldykorgan (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Ushtobe (Karatal District) (pop: 20,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) ENE of Kapshagay (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) ENE of Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> See nearby quakes!
981 km (609 mi) SE of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.6||10 km||KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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