Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 273 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 at 10:07 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 204 km depth
28 Jul 11:15 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Depth: 204.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.55°N / 70.88°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 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!
273 km (170 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||204 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
|M 4.2||204 km||34 km S of Jurm, Afghanistan||USGS|
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