Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 70 km south of Murghob (Murghab, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan), on Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 1:39 pm (GMT +5:30) -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 70 km south of Murghob (Murghab, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan), on Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 1:39 pm (GMT +5:30)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 110 km depth

3 Dec 08:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
3 Dec 09:45: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 110.0 km (from 6.2 to 68 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 389 km (242 mi) towards NNW.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2020 08:09:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 1:39 pm (GMT +5:30)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.55°N / 73.85°E (Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) S of Murghab (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) ENE of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) E of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) ENE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) ENE of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SW of Kashgar (Xinjiang, China) (pop: 274,700) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) E of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
463 km (288 mi) NE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (335 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -1.6°C (29 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from S
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 70 km south of Murghob (Murghab, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon, Tajikistan), on Thursday, 3 Dec 2020 1:39 pm (GMT +5:30)

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