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

Updated: Nov 26, 2022 09:28 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 6 quakes above magnitude 5
  • 166 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 292 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 26 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 3 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Altay Diqu was shaken by 6 quakes of magnitude 5.0 or above, 166 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 292 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 26 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 3 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.4 | 23 km N of Shihezi, Xinjiang, China -

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Date and timeMag
Depth
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Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 1:07 am (GMT +6) (Dec 29, 2021 19:07 GMT)
4.3

10 km
158 km southeast of Zyryanovsk, East Kazakhstan More
Dec 29, 2021 9:10 am (GMT +6) (Dec 29, 2021 03:10 GMT)
3.9

10 km
94 km north of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 27, 2021 5:06 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 27, 2021 09:06 GMT)
3.7

10 km
200 km east of Baijiantan, Xinjiang, China More
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
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 23, 2021 10:36 am (GMT +6) (Dec 23, 2021 04:36 GMT)
4.0

10 km
52 km south of Zaysan, East Kazakhstan More
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 22, 2021 3:25 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 22, 2021 07:25 GMT)
3.8

10 km
98 km north of Changji, Xinjiang, China More
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 1:04 pm (GMT +7) (Dec 14, 2021 06:04 GMT)
4.5

10 km
242 km south of Khovd, Jargalant, Hovd, 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 13, 2021 3:43 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 13, 2021 07:43 GMT)
3.7

10 km
39 km west of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Saturday, December 11, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 11, 2021 3:24 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 11, 2021 07:24 GMT)
4.9

10 km
Xinjiang, 274 km southwest of Khovd, Jargalant, Hovd, Mongolia More
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 9, 2021 3:25 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 9, 2021 07:25 GMT)
4.1

10 km
51 km northeast of Shihezi, Xinjiang, China More
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, December 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2021 1:32 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 7, 2021 05:32 GMT)
4.4

10 km
60 km southeast of Baijiantan, Xinjiang, China 1 reportMore
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 2, 2021 2:07 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 2, 2021 06:07 GMT)
4.0

10 km
206 km northeast of Urumaci, Xinjiang, China More
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 1, 2021 6:21 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 1, 2021 10:21 GMT)
3.7

10 km
258 km northeast of Shihezi, Xinjiang, China More
Dec 1, 2021 8:07 am (GMT +8) (Dec 1, 2021 00:07 GMT)
4.1

10 km
15 km north of Karamay, 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
Monday, November 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 30, 2021 5:46 am (GMT +8) (Nov 29, 2021 21:46 GMT)
4.5

10 km
19 km south of Baijiantan, 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
Monday, November 15, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Nov 15, 2021 6:06 pm (GMT +8) (Nov 15, 2021 10:06 GMT)
4.2

10 km
48 km south of Hoxtolgay, Tacheng Diqu, Xinjiang, China More
Nov 15, 2021 2:16 pm (GMT +6) (Nov 15, 2021 08:16 GMT)
3.7

10 km
99 km east of Kurchum, Kurshim District, East Kazakhstan More
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.4 x 1013 joules (17.7 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15248 tons of TNT or 1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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