Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 52 km east of Fayzabad, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2020-03-15 18:55:18 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 91 km depth
15 Mar 15:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-15 18:55:18 +04:30
Depth: 91.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1515°N / 71.1704°E (Shuhadā, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) NE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) E of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) NNE 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||91 km||43km NE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.3||91 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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