Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 57 km southeast of Fayzabad, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 17 April 2020 at 12:43 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 98 km depth
17 Apr 13:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Depth: 98.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9133°N / 71.1676°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) E of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (177 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> 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||98 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||102 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.2||97 km||Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region||GFZ|
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