Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Wurduj, 31 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 14:08 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Wurduj, 31 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 14:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 196 km depth

Date & time: 10 May 2018 14:08:36 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 196.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.56°N / 71.22°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0196 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ

User reports for this quake (82)

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Peshawar Pakistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Srinagar (426.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt vibration laying in bed. Hanging items were swinging a bit and balcony railing was vibrating. Some family members didn’t notice it, while others did. It was very weak and felt more like a strong wind gust outside was shaking the house only there was no wind at all.
247.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 548 km NW of epicenter) : Страшшно (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 548 km NW of epicenter) : Я не почувствовала... (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 548 km NW of epicenter) : Трясет, опять (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 548 km NW of epicenter) : Узбекистан Ташкент еле заметно (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 543 km NW of epicenter) : Слабоватенько...но ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Chkalovsk (Tajikistan, 426 km NW of epicenter) : Khujand shaked (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 360 km SE of epicenter) : It was very mild. I could barely feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 653 km NW of epicenter) : Сильный один толчок был (reported through EMSC)
Faisalābād (Pakistan, 599 km S of epicenter) : Felt it (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 557 km NW of epicenter) : Испугалась (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 557 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 556 km NW of epicenter) : Tryasot (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 555 km NW of epicenter) : Нормально потрясло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 554 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка покачало два раза (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 554 km NW of epicenter) : Ощутимо было (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 553 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 553 km NW of epicenter) : Пара баллов. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 553 km NW of epicenter) : Особо не ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 552 km NW of epicenter) : Тряхонуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 552 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 552 km NW of epicenter) : Так слегка качнуло шепотом каким то даже и не страшно (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 552 km NW of epicenter) : Не сильно. НО чувствовалось. 3 этаж (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 552 km NW of epicenter) : Нормально так потрясло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : I could hardly feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Легонечко нежно покачало. 9 этаж. Даже люстры не шевелились (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Strong enough push felt in TASHKENT (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : почувствовал толчок (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Трясет (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Второй день трясёт:( (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Было пару вертикальных толчков! (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущалось в Ташкенте 2 толкчка (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 551 km NW of epicenter) : Качало (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : 2 short impacts!!!! (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : В Ташкенте хорошо ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Abother one about 3-4 (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Короткое, не сильное. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Тряхонуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : ☹️ (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Ну так себе))) норм) (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло...похоже на 3 балла.. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Два сильных толчка,4 этаж (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент прилично тряхнуло два толчка (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Опять Алгоритм качает ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 550 km NW of epicenter) : Вертикальное... По-моему. 2 точка. После первой волны, прошло три минуты и последовал следующий толчок (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : Опять! (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : Нормально трихануло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : Неприятно (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : Еле заметное. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 549 km NW of epicenter) : كنت متسطح على السرير (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 547 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 546 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущалось нормально. (reported through EMSC)
Тошкент (Uzbekistan, 545 km NW of epicenter) : Опять трясет! (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 439 km SE of epicenter) : What was its magnitude and epicentre please (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (, 431 km SE of epicenter) : I felt shaking (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (, 431 km SE of epicenter) : 2nd one in 15 hours. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (, 431 km SE of epicenter) : It came twice.first one was of long duration and second one was brief.It rattled the window panes. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 430 km SE of epicenter) : felt single mild jolt in Srinagar, Kashmir. (reported through EMSC)
Kreeri (India, 407 km SE of epicenter) : Felt this one in Kashmir... (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 364 km SE of epicenter) : i felt it but other person didn't feel it but news confirmed it was earthquake (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 362 km SE of epicenter) : Bed shaked, made me wake up (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 308 km NW of epicenter) : Light tremor (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 308 km NW of epicenter) : Примерно 3-4 балла по ощущениям. Душанбе, Таджикистан (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 306 km NW of epicenter) : Прилично потрясло((( (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 306 km NW of epicenter) : 2 балла. На 6 этаже. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 305 km NW of epicenter) : Покачало (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 304 km NW of epicenter) : Лёгко тряхнуло, но люстры шатались (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 303 km NW of epicenter) : It was earthquake here in Dushanbe again. I say again because yesterday was also shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 302 km NW of epicenter) : Ощущалось балла на 3. (reported through EMSC)
(Afghanistan, 288 km SW of epicenter) : It was really bad (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 288 km SW of epicenter) : Felt in Kabul Afghanistan and looked like 5 magnitude and was for more than 10 seconds (reported through EMSC)
(Afghanistan, 285 km SW of epicenter) : Yes. I felt it (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 285 km SW of epicenter) : Light movement (reported through EMSC)
(Tajikistan, 269 km NW of epicenter) : Obi Garm Tajikistan - gentle rocking (reported through EMSC)
Swat (Pakistan, 228 km SE of epicenter) : Strong jolt (reported through EMSC)
(Tajikistan, 108 km N of epicenter) : !???!!!? (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Wurduj, 31 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 10 May 2018 14:08 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 06 Jul 2018 00:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    200 km (124.3 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jun 2018 01:55 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    122 km (75.8 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 May 2018 06:18 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    117 km (72.7 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Wurduj, 31 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 14:08 (GMT)

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