Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 198 km north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-04-29 06:35:46 +04:30 -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 117 km depth
29 Apr 02:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-29 06:35:46 +04:30
Depth: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.1751°N / 69.996°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
75 km (46 mi) SE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
78 km (49 mi) E of Nahrin (Nahrain) (pop: 22,400)
97 km (60 mi) SE of Khanabad (pop: 71,500)
105 km (65 mi) NNE of Bāzārak (pop: 65,000)
116 km (72 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400)
198 km (123 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
265 km (165 mi) ESE of Mazari Sharif (pop: 303,300)
Primary data source: USGS
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||117 km||45km SSE of Farkhar, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.2||118 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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