Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 269 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 08:46 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 269 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 08:46 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 133 km depth

4 Dec 08:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.0 to 133.0 km.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2019 08:46:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 133.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.45°N / 70.98°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
127 km (79 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600)
133 km (83 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Taluqan) (pop: 64,300)
169 km (105 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500)
269 km (167 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
369 km (229 mi) NNW of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0133 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
M 5.2147 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGeoAu
M 5.3144 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanBMKG
M 5.0143 km44km S of Jarm, AfghanistanUSGS
M 5.0133 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 269 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, 4 December 08:46 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 29 Jan 2020 12:05 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    178.7 km (111 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Jan 2020 18:03 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    206.2 km (128.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Dec 2019 14:58 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    154.9 km (96.3 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Dec 2019 18:42 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    98.7 km (61.3 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Dec 2019 11:21 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    145 km (90.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Dec 2019 09:44 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    153.9 km (95.6 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 269 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 4 December 2019 at 08:46 (GMT)
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