Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 143 km northeast of Taraz, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 07:52 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 May 09:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.04°N / 72.18°E↗ (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Antipode: 44.04°S / 107.82°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WSW of Moyynkum (Zhambyl) (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNE of Sarykemer (Zhambyl) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) WNW of Chu (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNE of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Merke (Merki District, Zhambyl) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NE of Karatau (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Zhangatas (Zhambyl) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NW of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NE of Belyye Vody (Turkistan) (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
796 km (495 mi) S of Astana (Nur-Sultan) (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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