Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 42 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-09-08 14:49:55 +04:30
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 189 km depth
8 Sep 10:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Sep 2019 10:19:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-09-08 14:49:55 +04:30
Depth: 188.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.519°N / 70.6588°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) ENE of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||189 km||41km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||189 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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