Light mag. 3.0 earthquake - 14 km northwest of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 5:54 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Light magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Mar 14:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Mar 2021 13:24:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 20 Mar 2021 5:54 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.23°N / 70.5°E (Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) ENE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) E of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) SE of Hulbuk (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (130 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.0||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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