Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 294 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 09:21 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 294 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 09:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 224 km depth

16 Jun 09:28 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jun 16 10:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 222.0 to 224.0 km.
Date & time: 16 Jun 2020 09:21:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 224.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.66°N / 71.09°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.9224 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
M 5.0227 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
M 5.6223 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionBMKG
M 5.0232 km26 km SE of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS
M 5.0222 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGeoAu

User reports for this quake (22)

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ISLAMABAD (393 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
458.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
237.4 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
KABUL / Weak shaking (MMI III) : LIGHT JOLTS AND SHAKING
Sardheri , charsadda peshawar / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Saidu Sharif (Pakistan, 241 km SE of epicenter) : I felt it in saidu sharif swat (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 441 km SE of epicenter) : Didn’t feel a thing. In Srinagar. Indian Controlled Kashmir. (reported through EMSC)
Hazro City (Pakistan, 330 km SE of epicenter) : Very light and just for a second may b (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 542 km NW of epicenter) : Не ощущалось (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 441 km SE of epicenter) : Two mild jolts felt. (reported through EMSC)
Srinagar (India, 441 km SE of epicenter) : Slight jolt lasting just a second (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 371 km SE of epicenter) : Felt the light jolt! 2020 can we restart! (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 371 km SE of epicenter) : Felt the earthquake, short duration but noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Islamabad (Pakistan, 371 km SE of epicenter) : Yes. It was felt in Islamabad. (reported through EMSC)
Abbottābād (Pakistan, 339 km SE of epicenter) : A small unnoticeable earthquake. Could feel it because I was sir very still to observe some thing. None else felt in my family of 7 people (reported through EMSC)
Abbottabad (Pakistan, 338 km SE of epicenter) : Felt movement in abbotabad just a minute back (reported through EMSC)
Hazro City (Pakistan, 330 km SE of epicenter) : Very light and just for a second may b (reported through EMSC)
Peshāwar (Pakistan, 297 km S of epicenter) : Shocking on chair (reported through EMSC)
Peshāwar (Pakistan, 297 km S of epicenter) : Few jolts were of high intensity (reported through EMSC)
Peshāwar (Pakistan, 297 km S of epicenter) : Strong (reported through EMSC)
(Pakistan, 275 km SE of epicenter) : Strong jolt (reported through EMSC)
Bat Khela (Pakistan, 240 km S of epicenter) : Once again. Minor jolts (reported through EMSC)
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