Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Kazakistan, 45 km a nord da Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, Cina, mercoledí, 17 marzo 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.2 - Kazakistan, 45 km a nord da Huocheng, Ili Kazak Zizhizhou, Xinjiang, Cina, mercoledí, 17 marzo 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.2 at 8 km depth

17 Mar 06:40 UTC: Primo a segnalare: CEIC dopo 13 minuti.
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:

Data & ora: 17 Mar 2021 06:27:16 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, 17 Mar 2021 14:27 (GMT +8)
Magnitudine: 4.2
Profondità: 8.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 44.46°N / 80.85°E (Xinjiang, Kazakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km N da Huocheng (Cina) (pop: 360,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
75 km ENE da Zharkent (Panfilov District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 34,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
76 km NNO da Qapqal (Cina) (pop: 160,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
129 km SE da Sarkand (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 76,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
165 km ESE da Tekeli (Eskeldi District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 26,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
205 km ESE da Taldıqorğan (Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 116,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
224 km ONO da Xinyuan (Cina) (pop: 300,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
243 km ESE da Ushtobe (Karatal District, Almaty Oblysy) (pop: 20,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
342 km ENE da Almaty (pop: 2,000,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
544 km O da Ürümqi (Cina) (pop: 3,029,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -4.9°C (23 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
Fonte dati primaria: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
4.28 km新疆伊犁州霍城县, ChinaCEIC
4.510 kmKAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REG., ChinaEMSC
4.510 km44 Km N of Huocheng, ChinaUSGS
4.8 kmLake Issyk-Kul To Lake Baykal, ChinaKNDC

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