Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Arghanj Khwāh, 20 km northeast of Fayzabad, Afghanistan, on Friday, 29 Jan 2021 9:46 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Jan 18:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 29 Jan 2021 9:46 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.23°N / 70.75°E (Arghanj Khwāh, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) N of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) E of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (207 mi) NNE 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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