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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan on Saturday, 2 February 2019

This quake was likely a foreshock of the M 6.1 quake: Hindukush region, Afghanistan on Sat, 2 Feb 12h04, which followed after 0 minutes.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan on Saturday, 2 February 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 199.0 to 205.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 2 February 2019 12:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 205.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.47°N / 70.74°E (Afghanistan)
Nearest volcano: Vakak (352 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 2 Feb 2019
Sat, 2 Feb 12:04 UTCM 5.7 / 232 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
Sat, 2 Feb 12:04 UTCM 5.6 / 200.5 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGeoAu
Sat, 2 Feb 12:04 UTCM 5.6 / 211.1 km- 42km SSW of Jarm, AfghanistanUSGS
Sat, 2 Feb 12:04 UTCM 5.7 / 230 km阿富汗CEIC

"I felt it" reports:
Chakwal / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bagram / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
rawalpindi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Jaipur / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kabul Afghanistan - lying on bed watching netflix / MMI IV (Light shaking): - lying on bed watching netflix - bed started to shake, what a show :o)
Uk / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): I'm a Empath Psychic I feel earthquakes before they happen, I reported this earthquake today early this morning before it happened to my family, I get severe headache and shocks in my body, Also the feeling in my head today with have another strong one happening within the next few hours or days Tracey
Premonitions earthquake Psychic Little Miss Tracey (public domain)
Gurgaon Haryana sector 43 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Moderately felt the shaking for about 15 to 20 seconds.
17-H Last Stop Karachi / MMI V (Moderate shaking): All of sudden I felt earthquake so we all run out of home for safety
Kabul / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sector 83 Gurgaon / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was working on laptop. Suddenly I felt the tremor. I saw my fan was started moving slowly. But it was just for 5-10 seconds
Abbottabad / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Karachi / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(286.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(655 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was on my bed with family when experienced it.
Faridabad / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Frightening
Rawalpindi / MMI III (Weak shaking): Was sitting at the computer and felt the chair jolt a bit. Felt two such light jolts.
d. I. Khan, Pakistan (516.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): i was in my room and i felt my bed was shaking. i was startled and saw Keychains hanging on the walls and ceiling fan was shaking too
(1072.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Kabul / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Islamabad (6.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Peshawar / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bagram, AFG / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Islamabad / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Jalalabad Ja / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed frame swayed a little
Bagram, Afghanistan / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kabul, afghanistan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Chandigarh (848.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Jalalabad / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kabul / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bagram (215.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Somewhere betwixt a MMI IV and a MMI V.
Mardan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Rawalpindi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kabul / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
kabul, PD 10 / MMI III (Weak shaking): Windows desk, and curtain were slightly shaking
Wahcantt, Pakistan / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Bagram / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Delhi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(1070.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Delhi NCR, india / MMI III (Weak shaking): felt mild earthquake at gurgaon (Delhi , India).
(274 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Gurgaon / MMI III (Weak shaking)
New Delhi / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(1069.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Kohat (326 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(250.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
islamabad (375.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): it was felt just for 3 to 4 sec only
Kabul / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Kabul / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Islamabad / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shaking felt on the 9th floor of an apartment block in Islamabad.
Islamabad / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bagram / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kabul / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(372 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very gentle shaking. Felt it while sitting on my couch watching tele. (via app)
Kabul / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(Pakistan) (1347 km S from epicenter)(no details): I felt an earth in karachi about few minutes ago!! (via EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (543 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Всего два балла, но даже в соседней стране испугались (via EMSC)
(Afghanistan) (234 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt in Bagram, too (via EMSC)
(Afghanistan) (172 km W from epicenter)(no details): Reading in bed I felt the shake (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (300 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Hayatabad Peshawar (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (429 km S from epicenter)(no details): A little bit feel (via EMSC)
Nowshera (Pakistan) (309 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt two powerful shocks while playing PUBG :-( (via EMSC)
Kabil (Afghanistan) (275 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt an earthquake in kabul, (via EMSC)
(Afghanistan) (273 km SW from epicenter)(no details): I felt it in kabul (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (1078 km SE from epicenter)(no details): 11th floor Crowne plaza hotel mayur vihar India building swaying. (via EMSC)
New Delhi (India) (1070 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Very Mild may be due to Hinduksuh Afghnistan Tremor (via EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (539 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Ку (via EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (538 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Трясло нормально (via EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan) (538 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Jalap it was scary (via EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (537 km NW from epicenter)(no details): small felt (via EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan) (537 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Слабо и недолго. Ташкент. Weak and short. Tashkent, (via EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan) (537 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Слегка покачало на пятом этаже (via EMSC)
Samarkand (Uzbekistan) (479 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Kuchsiz zilzila (via EMSC)
Samarkand (Uzbekistan) (478 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Самарканд. резко начался, продолжился недолго. 9 этаж ощутимо было (via EMSC)
Srinagar (India) (457 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong it was (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (403 km SE from epicenter)(no details): It's a small jolt with motion of wall fans and chandeliers. (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (389 km SE from epicenter)(no details): A bit strong . Felt on 1st floor . یارب ارحم (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (387 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Islamabad! (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (386 km SE from epicenter)(no details): اسلام آباد میں زلزلہ محسوس کیا گیا ہے (via EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan) (383 km SE from epicenter)(no details): کافی زور دار جھٹکا تھا۔ اللہ اپنا رحم فرمائے۔ آمین (via EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan) (382 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I just felt an earthquake (via EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan) (380 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long shallow shake (via EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan) (380 km SE from epicenter)(no details): There was strong jolt, lasted for few seconds and then stopped! (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (343 km S from epicenter)(no details): In a parked vehicle, shook for good 10 to 15 seconds. (via EMSC)
(Pakistan) (334 km SE from epicenter)(no details): i felt (via EMSC)
Nowshera (Pakistan) (309 km S from epicenter)(no details): slow jolts continued for some seconds (via EMSC)
Peshāwar (Pakistan) (298 km S from epicenter)(no details): The ceiling fan swayed, i rushed outside. though others did not feel it (via EMSC)
Kabil (Afghanistan) (283 km SW from epicenter)(no details): خيلي خفيف احساس شد اما بخير گذشت، اميدوارم كه تلفات در پي نداشته باشد. (via EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (282 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It shook around three four seconds was pretty scary (via EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (280 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Normal shaking (via EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (279 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Слегка покачало (via EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (279 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Произошел толчок, по силе около 3 баллов. Я сидел на диване и видел как люстра качалась. (via EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (279 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Чувствовалось (via EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan) (276 km SW from epicenter)(no details): 1 minutes (via EMSC)
Kabil (Afghanistan) (275 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Kabul (via EMSC)
(Afghanistan) (275 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Dad heart quick (via EMSC)

 

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