Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 277 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-03-01 10:31:40 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 201 km depth
1 Mar 06:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 25 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-01 10:31:40 +04:30
Depth: 201.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5596°N / 70.9385°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||201 km||35km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||2 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.1||205 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
User reports for this quake
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