Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 41 km south of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 13 December 2019 at 11:21 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 145 km depth
13 Dec 12:58 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Depth: 145.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.51°N / 70.95°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||145 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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