Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 153 km southeast of Chotan, Xinjiang, China, on Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Apr 17:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 12:19 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.08°N / 81.08°E↗ (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 36.08°S / 98.92°W↗
Nearest volcano: Kunlun (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) SE of Chotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) ESE of Zangguy (Hotan Prefecture) (pop: 13,000) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NE of Leh (Ladakh, India) (pop: 37,500) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) SE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
481 km (299 mi) NE of Padam (Ladakh, India) (pop: 25,000) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) NE of Kyelang (Lahaul And Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India) (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.9||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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