Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 28 October 2017 at 17:45 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 28 October 2017 at 17:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 99 km depth

28 Oct 17:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Oct 28 17:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 104.0 to 99.0 km.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2017 05:45:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 99.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.22°N / 70.73°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
88 km (55 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
101 km (63 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
121 km (75 mi) SE of Taloqan (Taluqan) (pop: 64,300)
149 km (93 mi) NE of Bāzārak (Salang) (pop: 65,000)
153 km (95 mi) SE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500)
235 km (146 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
617 km (383 mi) NW of Lahore (Pakistan) (pop: 6,310,900)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.299 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
M 5.2104 km HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
M 5.2101 km- 25km NW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, AfghanistanUSGS

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Kabul on HKIA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : While laying in bed I could feel the bed sway about 4-5 times back and forth.
Tashkent / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tashkent (578.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kabul, Afghanistan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woh, a little scary as you don’t know how long and strong it will shake as it goes on. Kids sleeping didn’t feel it.
kabul afghanistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : was not danerous
kabul afghanistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : was not danerous
kabul afghanistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : was not danerous
Wah Cantt (325.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
kabul Afghnaistan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kabul / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kabul / Light shaking (MMI IV) : moderate shaking for few seconds,
Peshawar / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Topi (Pakistan, 297 km SE of epicenter) : It was minor to moderate.. (reported through EMSC)
Peshawar (Pakistan, 258 km S of epicenter) : Safe Alhamdulillah , (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 580 km NW of epicenter) : Felt some waves but not it was not so shaky (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 579 km NW of epicenter) : Тихонько (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 311 km NW of epicenter) : Было ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 309 km NW of epicenter) : Было ощутимо,люстра шаталась (reported through EMSC)
Swāt (Pakistan, 162 km SE of epicenter) : It was more than normal (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 582 km NW of epicenter) : Балла 3 не более (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 580 km NW of epicenter) : Тряхнуло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 580 km NW of epicenter) : Почувствовал 9 этаж (reported through EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan, 516 km N of epicenter) : Два толчка с паузой одна секунда. 4 этаж. Ош (reported through EMSC)
Phularwan (Pakistan, 478 km SE of epicenter) : Pakistan (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (, 442 km SE of epicenter) : Strong shaking (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 355 km SE of epicenter) : I don't but my family members felt. (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 352 km SE of epicenter) : Felt a sudden Jolt! (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 351 km SE of epicenter) : جھٹکا محسوس ہوا۔۔۔۔ اللہ پاک ہمیں معاف فرما۔ (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 311 km NW of epicenter) : Strong shake (reported through EMSC)
Qurgonteppa (Tajikistan, 248 km NW of epicenter) : I could hear the cracks of the door. Chandelier are still moving! (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 232 km SW of epicenter) : I felt (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 230 km SW of epicenter) : I felt earthquake in Kabul Afghanistan (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 228 km SW of epicenter) : Feel very strongly. (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 228 km SW of epicenter) : Light swaying for several seconds (maybe 30-50 total) with a harder shake 2/3 of the way through it. (reported through EMSC)
Sarawbi (Afghanistan, 197 km SW of epicenter) : Little shaking for 5 sec (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 579 km NW of epicenter) : На 9 этаже слегка качнуло но не долго. (reported through EMSC)
Rawalpindi (Pakistan, 360 km SE of epicenter) : Earthquake... (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 311 km NW of epicenter) : Было ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Mansehra (Pakistan, 308 km SE of epicenter) : water produced ripples (reported through EMSC)
Lahore (Pakistan, 622 km SE of epicenter) : i felt in room (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 575 km NW of epicenter) : felt in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 575 km NW of epicenter) : Small felt (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 574 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 573 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло ощутимо, но не долго (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 573 km NW of epicenter) : Almost not felt. Even didn't understand first, but water in cup a bit moved. (reported through EMSC)
Khujand (Tajikistan, 456 km NW of epicenter) : Some light waves in Khujand, Tajikistan (reported through EMSC)
Abbottabad (Pakistan, 326 km SE of epicenter) : Moderate (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 243 km SW of epicenter) : Felt it but didn't seem as strong as 5.3 (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 243 km SW of epicenter) : It was strong. It woke us up from sleep. (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 242 km SW of epicenter) : power jolts (reported through EMSC)
Kabol (Afghanistan, 235 km SW of epicenter) : استغفرالله العظیم (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 234 km SW of epicenter) : Shaking seemed to last 30-45 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Chakdara (Pakistan, 213 km SE of epicenter) : Jolt (reported through EMSC)
Deolai (Pakistan, 209 km SE of epicenter) : felt in swat kpk (reported through EMSC)
Bagram (Afghanistan, 198 km SW of epicenter) : Bed shook for a moment (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, 28 October 17:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 24 Nov 2017 19:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    118 km (73.3 mi) depth
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    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 28 October 2017 at 17:45 (GMT)
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