Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Zebak, 40 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 30 March 2018 at 18:45 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Zebak, 40 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 30 March 2018 at 18:45 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 234 km depth

Date & time: 30 Mar 2018 18:45:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 234.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.44°N / 71.21°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) N of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (146 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NE 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0234 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ

User reports for this quake (55)

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242.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Wall lockers shaking and rattling. Nothing fell. Shook my body in bed.
242.3 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kot najjibullah haripur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
234.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Attock city / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 286 km SW of epicenter) : I woke up and ran to the ground (reported through EMSC)
Zhambil audani (Kazakhstan, 712 km N of epicenter) : В Таразе немного (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 564 km NW of epicenter) : Немного трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : 1 короткий горизонтальный толчок. 9 этаж (reported through EMSC)
Ташкент (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Чуть чуть (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Почуствовал (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Качнуло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Толчок был. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Слабенько (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Сидела смотрела сериал, в начале был какой то хрип мебели или что то в этом роде, а потом в течении 10 секунд протрясло. от неожиданности очень испугалась (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 561 km NW of epicenter) : Качала но не сильно (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 561 km NW of epicenter) : Слабо было (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 559 km NW of epicenter) : In Tashkent!! Uzbekistan (reported through EMSC)
Anantnag (, 473 km SE of epicenter) : Few tremers (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 426 km SE of epicenter) : Hope everyone is safe. (reported through EMSC)
Rāwalpindi (Pakistan, 362 km SE of epicenter) : Just a single jolt. Could be aircraft crossing sound barrier. (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 351 km SE of epicenter) : Была на кухне, не сразу поняла, почему как подпрыгнула стоя. Висящие элементы зашатались. (reported through EMSC)
Abbottābād (Pakistan, 318 km SE of epicenter) : A sudden jolt felt for 5 seconds. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 316 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущал два слабых толчка (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 313 km NW of epicenter) : качание. Amına koyim böyle işin. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 313 km NW of epicenter) : Слабенько (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 313 km NW of epicenter) : I woke up from shaking. Its 3rd Earthquake in this week. And all happens during night time. What's going on?! (reported through EMSC)
Mansehra (Pakistan, 301 km SE of epicenter) : I feel (reported through EMSC)
Mansehra (Pakistan, 300 km SE of epicenter) : Horrible (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 280 km SW of epicenter) : It was earth quake in two minutes ago two times (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 278 km SW of epicenter) : I felt it (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 277 km SW of epicenter) : Felt in Kabul strongly (reported through EMSC)
Peshāwar (Pakistan, 276 km S of epicenter) : زلزله شد کمی معمولی بود (reported through EMSC)
Peshawar (Pakistan, 274 km S of epicenter) : A mild jolt (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 242 km SE of epicenter) : Was very high jolt and rus away out of home. Thanks God we are safe (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 215 km S of epicenter) : Heavy Jolt (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 562 km NW of epicenter) : Плавное качание. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (, 423 km SE of epicenter) : No,Thanks (reported through EMSC)
Handwara (India, 369 km SE of epicenter) : Yes I felt it... (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 369 km SE of epicenter) : It's was very low (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 353 km SE of epicenter) : Just feel abit shaking (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 316 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущал два слабых толчка (reported through EMSC)
Abbottabad (Pakistan, 315 km SE of epicenter) : Verly light shaking!! (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 315 km NW of epicenter) : небольшое (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 314 km NW of epicenter) : I felt vibration and strong push (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 314 km NW of epicenter) : Быстро потрясло и закончилось (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 314 km NW of epicenter) : Хорошо так чувствовалось в Душанбе (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 313 km NW of epicenter) : It was short,shaked just once,but strictly (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 312 km SE of epicenter) : It was sudden (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 312 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущалось 2 балла (reported through EMSC)
(Tajikistan, 277 km NW of epicenter) : В Рогуне чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
Peshawar (Pakistan, 268 km S of epicenter) : Intense (reported through EMSC)
Mardan (Pakistan, 264 km S of epicenter) : I am still feeling the shocks (reported through EMSC)
Charbagh (Pakistan, 214 km SE of epicenter) : Felt it in charbagh swat (reported through EMSC)
Khar (Pakistan, 196 km S of epicenter) : Mild tremor lasting ten seconds (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Zebak, 40 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 30 March 2018 at 18:45 (GMT)
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Zebak, 40 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 30 March 2018 at 18:45 (GMT)
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