Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Yamgān, 47 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 12:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 192 km depth
3 Sep 12:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Sep 2019 12:34:31 UTC
Depth: 192.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.44°N / 70.78°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (30 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||192 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
|M 4.8||207 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 5.1||197 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GeoAu|
|M 4.8||207 km||43km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 5.2||198 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||BMKG|
User reports for this quake
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