Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Wurduj, 22 km east of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-12-16 08:21:26 +04:30 -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Afghanistan | Quakes in Tajikistan | Badakhshan | Gorno-Badakhshan | Takhar | Kunduz | Nangarhar | Kabul
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 104 km depth
16 Dec 05:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-16 08:21:26 +04:30
Depth: 104.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.8416°N / 71.0768°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) E of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) WNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (192 mi) NNE 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
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.
|M 4.0||104 km||21km E of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.0||80 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.