Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 280 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 30 August 2020 at 09:45 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 186 km depth
30 Aug 10:08 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Depth: 186.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5817°N / 70.9658°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||186 km||33 Km SSE of Jurm, Afghanistan||USGS|
|M 4.3||186 km||Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan||EMSC|
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