Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 75 km southeast of Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan, on 18 Apr 6:05 am (GMT +6) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 75 km southeast of Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan, on 18 Apr 6:05 am (GMT +6)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Apr 01:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 55 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2021 00:05:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 18 Apr 6:05 am (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.36°N / 83.06°E (Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Belogorskīy (pop: 1,530) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) S of Asūbulaq (Ulan District) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Zhanga Buqtyrma (Zyryan District) (pop: 6,030) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Ust-Kamenogorsk (pop: 319,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Aksuat (Kürşim awdanı) (pop: 6,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSE of Belūsovka (pop: 9,950) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) WSW of Zyryanovsk (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Leninogor (pop: 52,700) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) SE of Pavlodar (pop: 329,000) --> See nearby quakes!
849 km (528 mi) E of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 0.4°C (33 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quake (7)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
0.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Ust'-Kamenogorsk / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
Novo Akhmirova / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s
76.8 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Ахмер / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Ust-kamenogorsk / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Ust-Kamenogorsk / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 10 May 2021 07:37 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | KNDC | Details
  • 30 Apr 2021 06:56 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | KNDC | Details
  • 18 Apr 2021 00:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | KNDC | Details

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