Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Yamgān, 33 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 04:19 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 171 km depth
28 Aug 04:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2019 04:19:01 UTC
Depth: 171.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.57°N / 70.88°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||171 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
|M 4.7||177 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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