Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Wurduj, 26 km west of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-08-05 03:04:54

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Wurduj, 26 km west of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-08-05 03:04:54

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 230 km depth

Date & time: 4 Aug 2019 19:04:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-05 03:04:54
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 230.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.65°N / 71.24°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WSW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: CEIC (China Earthquake Networks Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.2230 km阿富汗 (Afghanistan)CEIC

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Wurduj, 26 km west of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 2019-08-05 03:04:54

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 22 Sep 2019 13:42 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    210.8 km (131 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Sep 2019 07:14 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    222.2 km (138.1 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Aug 2019 10:22 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    88 km (54.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Wurduj, 26 km west of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-08-05 03:04:54
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