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Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 20 km northeast of Rustāq, Afghanistan

Fri, 7 May 2021, 09:40
09:40 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.3 quake 7 May 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.3 quake 7 May 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan, was reported only 14 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 238 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 1:25 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Rustāq (pop. 25,600, 20 km away), Ārt Khwājah (pop. 18,600, 50 km away), Chubek (pop. 19,600, 52 km away), Farkhor (pop. 21,700, 62 km away), Taloqan (pop. 64,300, 69 km away), Hulbuk (pop. 21,700, 73 km away), and Kŭlob (pop. 78,800, 80 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 7 May 2021 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30) local time (7 May 2021 09:25 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 238.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.22°N / 70.02°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Primary data source: NCS

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Fri, 7 May 2021, 08:40
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