Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 262 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-02-23 07:44:18 +04:30 -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 187 km depth
23 Feb 03:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-02-23 07:44:18 +04:30
Depth: 187.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5102°N / 70.7435°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
73 km (45 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
79 km (49 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
106 km (66 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600)
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
262 km (163 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
325 km (202 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (pop: 303,300)
Primary data source: USGS
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||187 km||40km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||187 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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