Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 253 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, 15 May 2020 at 18:38 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 211 km depth
15 May 19:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.58°N / 70.38°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
51 km (32 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
78 km (48 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600)
98 km (61 mi) SE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600)
253 km (157 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Peshawar (Pakistan) (pop: 1,218,800)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.2||211 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
|M 4.5||210 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.5||210 km||46km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan||USGS|
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