Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 275 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 12 July 2020 at 02:49 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 110 km depth
12 Jul 02:57 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.41°N / 71.15°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||110 km||Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.3||101 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.3||123 km||57 km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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