Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Wurduj, 33 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 17:04 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Wurduj, 33 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 26 October 2019 at 17:04 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 219 km depth

26 Oct 17:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Oct 2019 17:04:03 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 219.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°N / 71.21°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 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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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.4219 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
M 4.4222 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 4.7216 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionBMKG
M 4.4224 km39km WSW of Ashkasham, AfghanistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Dir Upper / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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