Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 258 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 at 11:15 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 258 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 28 April 2020 at 11:15 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 195 km depth

28 Apr 11:23 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Apr 29 08:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 187.0 to 195.0 km.
Date & time: 28 Apr 2020 11:15:35 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 195.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.52°N / 70.64°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) W of Sar Āb (Yamgān)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
67 km (41 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
70 km (44 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
82 km (51 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
99 km (61 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600)
258 km (161 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
392 km (244 mi) NW of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.9195 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
M 4.8197 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 5.2199 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanBMKG
M 4.82 km42km SSW of Jarm, AfghanistanUSGS
M 5.0194 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGeoAu

User reports for this quake (9)

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Swat (248.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Kabul (12.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kunduz / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Kabul city center / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Kabul / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was on the terrace of the Hotel, I noticed my sitting chair just slides and shakes.
Bukhara (Uzbekistan, 648 km NW of epicenter) : Бухара (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 540 km NW of epicenter) : Small felt (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 273 km NW of epicenter) : Не ощущал (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 246 km SE of epicenter) : Felt shaking (reported through EMSC)
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