Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 30 km north of Taloqan, Taluqan, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 at 12:03 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 70 km depth
19 May 15:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 hours.
Depth: 70.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.99°N / 69.66°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ESE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) W of Faizabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||70 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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