Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 279 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-03-17 05:08:36 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 209 km depth
17 Mar 00:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-03-17 05:08:36 +04:30
Depth: 208.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5698°N / 70.957°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
344 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: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||209 km||34km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.0||209 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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