Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 18km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan, on 2019-10-02 07:53:49 +04:30 -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 224 km depth
2 Oct 03:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-02 07:53:49 +04:30
Depth: 224.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.527°N / 70.0543°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600)
81 km (50 mi) SE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600)
81 km (50 mi) SW of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
86 km (53 mi) E of Khanabad (pop: 71,500)
236 km (147 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
264 km (164 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (pop: 303,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||224 km||18km ESE of Farkhar, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.3||220 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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