Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Rustāq, 9.4 km west of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Monday, 18 Jan 2021 9:34 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 Jan 18:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 18 Jan 2021 9:34 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.1°N / 69.73°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) WSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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