Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 252 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-03-16 19:15:24 +04:30 -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 122 km depth
16 Mar 15:17 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-16 19:15:24 +04:30
Depth: 121.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4297°N / 70.6765°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) W of Sar Āb (Yamgān)
50 km (31 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
75 km (47 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
77 km (48 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Tāluqān) (pop: 64,300)
252 km (156 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
382 km (237 mi) NW of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||122 km||45km N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.3||119 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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