Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 148 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 at 15:09 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 104 km depth
7 Jan 16:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Depth: 104.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.62°N / 70.11°E (Parīān, Panjshir, Afghanistan)
Nearest volcano: Vakak (248 km / 154 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Bāzārak (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NE of Jabal Saraj (جبل سراج ولسوالۍ, Parwan) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NE of Charikar (Parwan) (pop: 53,700) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NW of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) ESE of Pul-e Khumrī (Baghlan) (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNW of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) ESE of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) ESE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||104 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.0||104 km||63km ENE of Bazarak, Afghanistan||USGS|
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