Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 228 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-05-24 23:45:37 +04:30 -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 228 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-05-24 23:45:37 +04:30

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 92 km depth

24 May 19:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 24 May 2020 19:15:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-24 23:45:37 +04:30
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 92.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.0067°N / 70.9112°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) N of Pārūn (Wama, Nuristan) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Āsmār (Kunar) (pop: 15,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) N of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.592 km12km E of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, AfghanistanUSGS
M 4.71 kmPakistanEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
190.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 228 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2020-05-24 23:45:37 +04:30
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