Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 45 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-12-06 14:14:56 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 154 km depth
6 Dec 10:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 43 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-06 14:14:56 +04:30
Depth: 153.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4674°N / 71.1097°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||154 km||44km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.0||142 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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