Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - 54 km ENE of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, miércoles, 15 sep 2021 01:52 (GMT +8) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.2 - 54 km ENE of Ciudad de Aksu, Xinjiang, China, miércoles, 15 sep 2021 01:52 (GMT +8)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.2 at 10 km depth

14 Sep 18:17 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 25 minutos.
Update Tue, 14 Sep 2021, 18:21
Moderate magnitude 4.2 quake hits 54 km northeast of Aksu, China early morning
4.2 quake 54 km east of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, Sep 15, 2021 1:52 am (GMT +8)
4.2 quake 54 km east of Aksu, Xinjiang, China, Sep 15, 2021 1:52 am (GMT +8)
Just 29 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Aksu, Xinjiang, China. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, at 1:52 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Aksu (pop. 340,000) located 54 km from the epicenter, Aykol (pop. 11,300) 75 km away, and Aral (pop. 260,000) 90 km away.

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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 14 Sep 2021 17:52:25 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: miércoles, 15 sep 2021 01:52 (GMT +8)
Magnitud: 4.2
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 41.299°N / 80.9049°E (Xinjiang, China)
Antipode: 41.299°S / 99.095°W
Volcán mas cercano: Tianshan (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km al ENE de Ciudad de Aksu (pop: 340,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al ENE de Aykol (Akesu Diqu) (pop: 11,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
90 km al NNO de Aral (pop: 260,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
175 km al OSO de Kucha (pop: 68,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
238 km al ESE de Ak-Suu (Ak-Su, Issyk-Kul, Kirguistán) (pop: 10,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
247 km al ESE de Karakol (Issyk-Kul, Kirguistán) (pop: 70,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
267 km al ESE de Kyzyl-Suu (Jety - Oguz, Issyk-Kul, Kirguistán) (pop: 16,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
279 km al S de Qapqal (pop: 160,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
305 km al SO de Xinyuan (pop: 300,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
615 km al OSO de Ürümqi (pop: 3,029,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 20.7°C (69 F), humidity: 46%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 MWh, equivalente a 30.1 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.210 km53 Km ENE of Aksu, ChinaUSGS
4.50 kmChina: Southern Xinjiang To GansuKNDC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
santa rosa / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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