Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Khorugh, Nohijai Şuƣnon, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, on 2020-04-27 15:43:28 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 138 km depth
27 Apr 12:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-27 15:43:28 +04:30
Depth: 138.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.297°N / 71.4437°E (Shighnan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||138 km||23km SSW of Khorugh, Tajikistan (Afghanistan)||USGS|
|M 4.6||137 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Allahabad / Light shaking (MMI IV)