Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 109 km northeast of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 3:50 am (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
30 Mar 21:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 22 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021 3:50 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.87°N / 81.22°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
109 km (68 mi) NE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) W of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) SW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) ESE of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) S of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
476 km (296 mi) WSW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
563 km (350 mi) WSW 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||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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