Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 17 km west of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, on 2020-04-15 02:01:42 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 171 km depth
14 Apr 22:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 39 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Apr 2020 21:31:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-15 02:01:42 +04:30
Depth: 170.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7146°N / 71.4223°E (Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (7 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> 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||171 km||10km WNW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||163 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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