Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - Dasht-e Qal‘ah, 15 km north of Ārt Khwājah, Khwaja Ghar, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 4:39 pm (GMT +5) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
2 Mar 12:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 11:39:42 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 2 Mar 2021 4:39 pm (GMT +5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.21°N / 69.42°E (Dasht-e Qal‘ah, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) NNW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) S of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) WNW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) N of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) E of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 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 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.5||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quake
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