Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Chāl, 18 km south of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 8:26 am (GMT +4:30) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Chāl, 18 km south of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Friday, 12 Feb 2021 8:26 am (GMT +4:30)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Feb 04:54 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 58 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Feb 2021 03:56:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 12 Feb 2021 8:26 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.58°N / 69.6°E (Chāl, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) W of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) S of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NE of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) ENE of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NE of Pul-e Khumrī (Baghlan) (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 8.5°C (47 F), humidity: 40%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake (17)

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447 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lahore (717.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
457 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) / 20-30 s
709.6 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt
410.7 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chakwal, Punjab Pakistan / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Phalia punjab Pakistan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Nothing  
Jaranwala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s
peshawar / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mardan / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Islamabad Pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
Faisalabad Pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Pakistan multan / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 10-15 s
Abdul hakeem / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s
Gujranwala Pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging
karor lal esan punjab pakistan / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i felt earthquake small shake things like my bed table in my room.  
Wapda town Gujranwala / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s
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