Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 282 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, 22 May 2020 at 06:59 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 213 km depth
22 May 07:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 213.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.65°N / 70.88°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> 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
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|M 4.2||213 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||GFZ|
|M 4.3||206 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.3||208 km||33km SSE of Jarm, Afghanistan||USGS|
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