Minor mag. 3.5 earthquake - Khwājah Ghār, 24 km north of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 17 February 2021 at 10:59 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 179 km depth
17 Feb 18:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 7 hours.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 10:59:00 UTC -
Depth: 179.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9493°N / 69.4737°E (Khwājah Ghār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) S of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNW of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Fayzabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||179 km||Hindu Kush And Pamir Area, Afghanistan||KNDC|
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