Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 43 km southwest of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021 10:41 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Aug 04:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 24, 2021 10:41 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.22°N / 80.98°E↗ (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 40.22°S / 99.02°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SW of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SE of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) SW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) SE of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) NNE of Chotan (pop: 114,000) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (236 mi) NE of Shache (pop: 82,500) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
403 km (251 mi) SSW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
676 km (420 mi) SW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> 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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