Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 277 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 10 May 2020 at 17:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 194 km depth
10 May 17:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 194.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.56°N / 70.95°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.2||194 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
|M 4.6||2 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.6||205 km||33km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 5.1||2 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||BMKG|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.