Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 243 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-04-17 05:00:06 +04:30 -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 243 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-04-17 05:00:06 +04:30

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 159 km depth

17 Apr 00:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2020 12:30:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-17 05:00:06 +04:30
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 159.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.3494°N / 70.6608°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Sar Āb
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
86 km (53 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
109 km (68 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
243 km (151 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
376 km (233 mi) NW of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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 4.7159 km36km NNW of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, AfghanistanUSGS
M 4.7159 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 4.3158 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ

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