Help Ukraine

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 45 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:04 GMT

This quake was likely a foreshock of the 6.1 quake 42 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, February 2, 2019 12:04 GMT, which followed after 10 seconds.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 45 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:04 GMT Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 45 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 12:04 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 205 km depth

2 Feb 12:11 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 199.0 to 205.0 km.
Date & time: Feb 2, 2019 12:04:34 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 205.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.47°N / 70.74°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.47°S / 109.26°W
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
Show interactive Map
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
If you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable to earthquake science, seismic hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.7205 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
5.6201 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGeoAu
5.6211 km- 42km SSW of Jarm, AfghanistanUSGS
5.7230 km阿富汗CEIC

User reports for this quake (96)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Leave a comment if you find a particular report interesting or want to add to it.
Flag as inappropriate.
Mark as helpful or interesting.
Send your own user report!
Chakwal / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bagram / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
rawalpindi / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Jaipur / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kabul Afghanistan - lying on bed watching netflix / Light shaking (MMI IV) : - lying on bed watching netflix - bed started to shake, what a show :o)  
Uk / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : 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 ha  
Premonitions earthquake Psychic Little Miss Tracey (public domain)
Gurgaon Haryana sector 43 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Moderately felt the shaking for about 15 to 20 seconds.  
17-H Last Stop Karachi / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : All of sudden I felt earthquake so we all run out of home for safety  
Kabul / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Sector 83 Gurgaon / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 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 / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Karachi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Dushanbe (286.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Amritsar, Punjab (655 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Gurgaon, Haryana, India / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on my bed with family when experienced it.  
Faridabad / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Frightening  
Rawalpindi / Weak shaking (MMI III) : 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 of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : 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  
Deoli (1072.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kabul / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Islamabad (6.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Peshawar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Bagram, AFG / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Islamabad / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Jalalabad Ja / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed frame swayed a little  
Bagram, Afghanistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kabul, afghanistan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Chandigarh (848.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Jalalabad / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Kabul / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Bagram (215.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Somewhere betwixt a MMI IV and a MMI V.  
Show more
Show more
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version
Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.