Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 214 km north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 08:37 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 214 km north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 08:37 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 136 km depth

18 Sep 08:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 18, 2020 08:37:47 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 136.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.31°N / 70.06°E (Farkhār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.31°S / 109.94°W
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) SE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) ENE of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.8°C (55 F), humidity: 39%, wind: 4 km/h (2 kts) from NW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.3136 km- 39 km SSE of Farkhār, AfghanistanGFZ
4.3135 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanEMSC
4.5168 km39 Km SSE of Farkhār, AfghanistanUSGS

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