Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, on 2019-12-22 04:07:56 UTC -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 126 km depth
22 Dec 04:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-22 04:07:56 UTC
Depth: 126.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0739°N / 70.1161°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
88 km (55 mi) E of Nahrin (Nahrain) (pop: 22,400)
90 km (56 mi) SE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
101 km (62 mi) NNE of Bāzārak (pop: 65,000)
113 km (70 mi) SE of Khanabad (pop: 71,500)
127 km (79 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400)
192 km (119 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
278 km (173 mi) ESE of Mazari Sharif (pop: 303,300)
Primary data source: USGS
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||126 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.0||126 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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