Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 29 km north of Aral, Xinjiang, China, on Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 at 8:03 pm (GMT +8) -
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Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Sep 13:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 32 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 at 8:03 pm (GMT +8)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.8°N / 81.34°E (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 40.8°S / 98.66°W
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (212 km / 132 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) NNE of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) E of Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SW of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
613 km (381 mi) WSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|3.4||10 km||SOUTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA||KNDC|
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