Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Yamgān, 27 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 12 September 2019 at 09:22 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Yamgān, 27 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 12 September 2019 at 09:22 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 252 km depth

12 Sep 09:29 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Sep 2019 09:22:32 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 252.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.64°N / 70.73°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
M 4.7252 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
M 4.8259 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 4.8259 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
M 5.0256 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanBMKG
M 5.0250 kmHindu Kush Region,AfghanistanIMD

User reports for this quake (13)

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Islamabad / Weak shaking (MMI III) : It felt quite long and unlike during previous earthquakes it started very strong right away, there was not build up as such
321.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Islamabad (824.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
301.9 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Peshawar / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
252.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
(Pakistan, 395 km SE of epicenter) : I felt vibration for few seconds (reported through EMSC)
Kabul (Afghanistan, 277 km SW of epicenter) : Didn't seem very strong (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 387 km SE of epicenter) : Just felt a strong jolt. Was terrifying (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 387 km SE of epicenter) : Very slightly (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 301 km S of epicenter) : Terrible shock (reported through EMSC)
Kabil (Afghanistan, 276 km SW of epicenter) : Slight shake (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 253 km SE of epicenter) : Light shaking for few seconds. (reported through EMSC)
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