Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 8.8 km south of Farkhār, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 18:55 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 82 km depth
20 Jan 15:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 hours.
Depth: 81.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.4941°N / 69.8628°E (Farkhār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) S of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) S of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SW of Faizabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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|4.0||82 km||8 Km S of Farkhār, Afghanistan||USGS|
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