Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Khwājah Ghār, 16 km southwest of Ārt Khwājah, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 5:24 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Mar 14:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Mar 2021 12:54:36 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021 5:24 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.96°N / 69.39°E (Khwājah Ghār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (169 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.9||10 km||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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