Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 295 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 9 April 2020 at 19:51 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 295 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 9 April 2020 at 19:51 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 212 km depth

9 Apr 19:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Apr 2020 19:51:36 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 212.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°N / 71.29°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.5212 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
M 4.7245 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 4.5220 km27km WSW of Ashkasham, AfghanistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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Makhdoomabad, Kupwara (343.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping but i felt someone is shaking my bed, when i woke up i saw the wall clock and the curtains were shaking. I stood up and tried to rush towards the door but in the same time the earthquake stopped.
Makhdoomabad, Kupwara (343.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was sleeping but i felt someone is shaking my bed, when i woke up i saw the wall clock moving and the curtains were also shaking.
282.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Kupwara Sub-District (India, 347 km SE of epicenter) : I felt (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 383 km SE of epicenter) : windows and doors make a little shaky noise (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 318 km SE of epicenter) : As the depth was more and the distance from the epicenter is also far it felt here like minute tremor. (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 310 km SE of epicenter) : First one is fast shock (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 236 km S of epicenter) : Felt (reported through EMSC)
Mingāora (Pakistan, 232 km S of epicenter) : Max 2 Seconds (reported through EMSC)
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