Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 277 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-03-15 13:51:04 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 85 km depth
15 Mar 10:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-15 13:51:04 +04:30
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4219°N / 71.159°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> 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||85 km||44km SW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.1||80 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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