Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 126 km northeast of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 10:08 am (GMT +8) -

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 126 km northeast of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, on Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 10:08 am (GMT +8)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

30 Nov 03:06 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 58 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 30, 2021 02:08:34 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 10:08 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.86°N / 81.49°E (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 41.86°S / 98.51°W
Nearest volcano: Tianshan (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) W of Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NE of Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Aral (pop: 260,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) S of Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SW of Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSE of Huocheng (pop: 360,000) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) ESE of Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 70,200) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) W of Korla (pop: 179,500) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (285 mi) SW of Shihezi (pop: 572,800) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) WSW of Urumaci (pop: 3,029,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds -5.6°C (22 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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User reports for this quake (3)

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Hangdzou / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
Алматинская область . Посел / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Алматы / not felt (reported through our app)
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