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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 43 km southeast of Khorugh, Nohijai Şuƣnon, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan, on 18 Oct 11:14 am (GMT +5)

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 43 km southeast of Khorugh, Nohijai Şuƣnon, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan, on 18 Oct 11:14 am (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 126 km depth

18 Oct 06:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 33 minutes.
Date & time: Oct 18, 2020 06:14:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 11:14 am (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 126.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.26°N / 71.94°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 37.26°S / 108.06°W
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SE of Khorugh (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of Khandūd (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) NNE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNE of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of Faizabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) ESE of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) E of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) ESE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds -1.7°C (29 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ENE
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) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.3126 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
4.4133 km4.3 TajikistanEMSC
4.4134 km38 Km SE of Khorugh, TajikistanUSGS

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