Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - Khāsh, 21 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 237 km depth
17 Feb 21:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 4 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 237.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9605°N / 70.7046°E (Khāsh, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||237 km||Hindu Kush And Pamir Area, Afghanistan||KNDC|
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