Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 263 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 12 Nov 2020 7:50 am (GMT +4:30) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 263 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 12 Nov 2020 7:50 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 211 km depth

12 Nov 04:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 52 minutes.
13 Nov 01:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 212.9 to 211.3 km (from 132 to 131 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.9 km (1.8 mi) towards NE.
Update Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 04:12
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Fayzabad, Afghanistan
4.2 quake 42 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan, 12 Nov 7.50 am (GMT +4:30)
4.2 quake 42 km SSW of Jurm, Afghanistan, 12 Nov 7.50 am (GMT +4:30)
A intermediate to deep magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in the morning near the town of Jurm, Afghanistan.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit on Thursday 12 November 2020 at 7.20 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 212.9 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Jurm (pop. 12,100) located 43 km from the epicenter, Fayzabad (pop. 44,400) 72 km away, Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) 74 km away, and Farkhār (pop. 10,500) 79 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Nov 2020 03:20:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 12 Nov 2020 7:50 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 211.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5052°N / 70.7625°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 3.5°C (38 F), humidity: 54%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
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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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.3211 km40 Km S of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS
M 4.2213 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC

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