Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Zebak, 3.4 km south of Rubāţ-e Chihil Tan (Wurduj), Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30) -

Mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Zebak, 3.4 km south of Rubāţ-e Chihil Tan (Wurduj), Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 211 km depth

26 Nov 17:35 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
26 Nov 17:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 210.0 to 211.0 km (from 130 to 131 mi).
Update Thu, 26 Nov 2020, 17:39
Magnitude 4.8 earthquake strikes near Fayzabad, Afghanistan
4.8 quake 26 Nov 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.8 quake 26 Nov 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30)
Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Ashkāsham, Afghanistan. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 9.27 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 210 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.9 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) located 27 km from the epicenter, Jurm (pop. 12,100) 50 km away, Fayzabad (pop. 44,400) 86 km away, and Khandūd (pop. 5,500) 103 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 26 Nov 2020 17:27:35 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 211.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.57°N / 71.25°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -9.6°C (15 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 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.
M 4.7211 km- 31 km WSW of Ashkāsham, AfghanistanGFZ
M 4.4224 km31 Km WSW of Ashkāsham, AfghanistanUSGS

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Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Zebak, 3.4 km south of Rubāţ-e Chihil Tan (Wurduj), Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 26 Nov 2020 9:57 pm (GMT +4:30)
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