Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Qal‘ah-ye Zāl, 35 km northwest of Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Monday, 9 January 2017 at 05:59 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Qal‘ah-ye Zāl, 35 km northwest of Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Monday, 9 January 2017 at 05:59 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 42 km depth

9 Jan 06:06 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Jan 9 06:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Jan 9 06:09: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 42.0 km.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2017 05:59:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.91°N / 68.54°E (Qal‘ah-ye Zāl, Kunduz, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Khanabad (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Khulm (Balkh) (pop: 64,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NNE of Aībak (Samangan) (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) S of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNW of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.042 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
5.027 km- 37km SSE of Shahrtuz, TajikistanUSGS

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Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 202 km N of epicenter) : Felt on the 9th floor of my office building. Everyone went out to the streets. Long swinging motion, lamps etc we're shaking. (reported through EMSC)  
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