Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 186 km south of Korla, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 9:10 am (GMT +8) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Sep 02:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021 9:10 am (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.14°N / 85.6°E↗ (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 40.14°S / 94.4°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
186 km (116 mi) SSW of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SE of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) E of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) SSE of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) SW of Turpan (pop: 254,900) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) SSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
453 km (281 mi) SSW of Changji (pop: 198,800) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (288 mi) ESE of Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
464 km (289 mi) S of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
552 km (343 mi) SE of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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