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Past earthquakes in Altay Shi, Xinjiang, China: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Jan 30, 2023 05:55 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 49 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 52 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 1 quake below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Altay Shi was shaken by 49 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 52 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 1 quake of magnitude 2.9.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.9 | Xinjiang, 125 km NE of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (103 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 24, 2021 8:49 am (GMT +8) (Dec 24, 2021 00:49 GMT)
4.6

10 km
45 km north of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 21, 2021 2:03 am (GMT +7) (Dec 20, 2021 19:03 GMT)
3.6

10 km
59 km west of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 14, 2021 1:49 am (GMT +8) (Dec 13, 2021 17:49 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Xinjiang, 117 km northeast of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Dec 14, 2021 1:02 am (GMT +8) (Dec 13, 2021 17:02 GMT)
3.5

10 km
68 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 10:39 am (GMT +8) (Dec 9, 2021 02:39 GMT)
4.1

10 km
26 km southeast of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 1, 2021 5:58 am (GMT +8) (Nov 30, 2021 21:58 GMT)
4.4

10 km
99 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 16, 2021 6:24 am (GMT +6) (Nov 16, 2021 00:24 GMT)
4.0

10 km
148 km southeast of Zyryanovsk, East Kazakhstan More
Saturday, November 13, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 14, 2021 2:50 am (GMT +7) (Nov 13, 2021 19:50 GMT)
4.0

10 km
89 km south of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Nov 13, 2021 8:35 pm (GMT +7) (Nov 13, 2021 13:35 GMT)
4.2

10 km
61 km south of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Friday, November 12, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 12, 2021 8:15 pm (GMT +7) (Nov 12, 2021 13:15 GMT)
3.7

10 km
80 km south of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Nov 12, 2021 2:56 pm (GMT +6) (Nov 12, 2021 08:56 GMT)
3.6

10 km
168 km southeast of Zyryanovsk, East Kazakhstan More
Thursday, November 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 11, 2021 6:13 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 11, 2021 10:13 GMT)
4.0

10 km
10.8 km west of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Monday, November 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 8, 2021 4:47 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 8, 2021 08:47 GMT)
4.1

10 km
91 km northeast of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Saturday, November 6, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 7, 2021 4:21 am (GMT +8) (Nov 6, 2021 20:21 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Russia, 147 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Friday, November 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 5, 2021 9:39 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 5, 2021 13:39 GMT)
4.8

10 km
Xinjiang, 86 km east of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Thursday, November 4, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Nov 4, 2021 5:28 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 4, 2021 09:28 GMT)
4.0

10 km
Xinjiang, 105 km east of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Nov 4, 2021 5:15 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 4, 2021 09:15 GMT)
4.1

10 km
87 km northeast of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Nov 4, 2021 10:19 am (GMT +7) (Nov 4, 2021 03:19 GMT)
3.6

10 km
87 km west of Ölgii, Ulgii, Bayan-Ölgiy Aymag, Mongolia More
Friday, September 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 24, 2021 3:33 pm (GMT +8) (Sep 24, 2021 07:33 GMT)
4.3

10 km
Heilongjiang, 41 km north of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Thursday, September 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 23, 2021 1:52 pm (GMT +8) (Sep 23, 2021 05:52 GMT)
4.3

10 km
92 km northwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
Saturday, September 18, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 18, 2021 3:03 pm (GMT +8) (Sep 18, 2021 07:03 GMT)
4.2

10 km
67 km southwest of yaltay, Xinjiang, China More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.2 x 1013 joules (3.3 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2836 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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