Light mag. 3.3 earthquake - Rustāq, 24 km southeast of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 4:05 pm (GMT +4:30) -
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Afghanistan | Quakes in Tajikistan | Takhar | Viloyati Khatlon | Kunduz | Dushanbe | Balkh | Kabul
Light magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Feb 12:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021 4:05 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.97°N / 70.02°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|3.3||10 km||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.