Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 299 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-05-01 21:18:38 +04:30 -
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 245 km depth
1 May 18:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-01 21:18:38 +04:30
Depth: 245.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7186°N / 71.095°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (162 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||245 km||28km SE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.4||248 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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