Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - Kazakhstan, 45 km N of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, Wednesday, 17 Mar. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - Kazakhstan, 45 km N of Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, Wednesday, 17 Mar. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 8 km depth

17 Mar 06:40 UTC: Primero en informar: CEIC después de 13 minutos.
Update Wed, 17 Mar 2021, 06:45
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 45 km north of Huocheng, Kazakhstan early afternoon
4.2 quake 17 Mar 2:27 pm (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 17 Mar 2:27 pm (GMT +8)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 18 minutes ago 45 km north of Huocheng, Kazakhstan, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CEIC) reported.
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 8 km beneath the epicenter near Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, China, early afternoon on Wednesday 17 March 2021 at 2:27 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Huocheng (pop. 360,000) located 45 km from the epicenter, Zharkent (pop. 34,400) 75 km away, and Qapqal (pop. 160,000) 76 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 17 Mar 2021 06:27:16 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 14:27 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 8.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 44.46°N / 80.85°E (Xinjiang, Kazajistán)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km al N de Huocheng (China) (pop: 360,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al ENE de Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al NNO de Qapqal (China) (pop: 160,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
129 km al SE de Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 76,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
165 km al ESE de Tekeli (Eskeldi District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 26,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
205 km al ESE de Taldykorgan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
224 km al ONO de Xinyuan (China) (pop: 300,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
243 km al ESE de Ushtobe (Karatal District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 20,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
342 km al ENE de Almatý (Almaty) (pop: 2,000,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
544 km al O de Ürümqi (China) (pop: 3,029,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -4.9°C (23 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
Fuente primaria de datos: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.28 km新疆伊犁州霍城县, ChinaCEIC
4.510 km44 Km N of Huocheng, ChinaUSGS
4.8 kmLake Issyk-Kul To Lake Baykal, ChinaKNDC

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