Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 299 km south of Korla, Xinjiang, China, on 2021-05-04 12:36:25 IST -

Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 299 km south of Korla, Xinjiang, China, on 2021-05-04 12:36:25 IST

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

4 May 07:13 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 4 May 2021 07:06:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-04 12:36:25 IST
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.2183°N / 85.0035°E (China)
Nearby towns and cities:
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) SSE of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SSW of Sishilichengzi (Bayinguoleng Mengguzizhizhou) (pop: 8,720) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) ESE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) SSW of Baluntai (pop: 5,300) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ESE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) ESE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (312 mi) ENE of Hotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) SW of Turpan (pop: 254,900) --> See nearby quakes!
615 km (382 mi) SE of Koshkar (Raiymbek District, Kazakhstan) (pop: 311) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 6%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.410 km868km NE of Leh, Laddakh, India, ChinaNCS

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