Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 207 km north of Taraz, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 3:21 pm (GMT +6) -

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 207 km north of Taraz, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 3:21 pm (GMT +6)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.8 at 10 km depth

25 Feb 10:18 UTC: Premier à signaler: KNDC après 56 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2021 09:21:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 25 févr. 2021 15:21 (GMT +6)
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.75°N / 71.14°E (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
132 km OSO de Aqbaqay (Zhambyl) (pop: 1,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
173 km NE de Zhangatas (Zhambyl) (pop: 33,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
183 km NNE de Karatau (pop: 37,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
207 km N de Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
245 km ONO de Chu (pop: 39,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
282 km NE de Turkestan (Turkistan) (pop: 97,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
299 km NNE de Chymkent (Shymkent) (pop: 414,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
347 km NO de Bichkek (Bishkek, Kirghizistan) (pop: 900,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
418 km NNE de Tachkent (Toshkent Shahri, Ouzbékistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
716 km S de Nour-Soultan (Nur-Sultan) (pop: 345,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -7.5°C (19 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 10 m/s (20 kts) from W
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
4.810 kmCENTRAL KAZAKHSTANKNDC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tashkent / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating
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