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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmEASTERN KAZAKHSTANKNDC

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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Aftershocks

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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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