Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 14 km northeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 2:00 am (GMT +4:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Mar 22:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 17 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Mar 2021 21:30:41 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Mar 2021 2:00 am (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.8°N / 69.67°E (Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Fayzabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||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.At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.