Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - 126 km northeast of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Thursday, 1 Apr 2021 2:00 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
31 Mar 19:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 60 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 1 Apr 2021 2:00 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.86°N / 81.49°E (Xinjiang, China)
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) W of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) W of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) SW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) WSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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