Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Wurduj, 33 km west of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2019-12-24 18:25:24 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 233 km depth
24 Dec 15:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-12-24 18:25:24 +04:30
Depth: 232.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7189°N / 71.1639°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||233 km||33km W of Ashkasham, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||232 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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