Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Khōst wa Firing, 56 km east of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 10:46 am (GMT +4:30) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Khōst wa Firing, 56 km east of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 10:46 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 85 km depth

4 Apr 06:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
4 Apr 06:42: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 94.0 to 100.0 km (from 58 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (7.8 mi) towards E.
4 Apr 07:18: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 100.0 to 80.0 km (from 62 to 50 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 17 km (10.5 mi) towards NW.
4 Apr 11:22: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 85.0 km (from 50 to 53 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards S.
Update Sun, 4 Apr 2021, 06:45
Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 69 km east of Nahrin, Afghanistan in the morning
4.4 quake 4 Apr 10:46 am (GMT +4:30)
4.4 quake 4 Apr 10:46 am (GMT +4:30)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Nahrin, Nahrīn, Baghlan, Afghanistan, was reported only 29 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 100 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Sunday 4 April 2021 at 10:16 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the United States Geological Survey which listed the quake at magnitude 4.4 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nahrin (pop. 22,400) located 69 km from the epicenter, Farkhār (pop. 10,500) 69 km away, Taloqan (pop. 64,300) 93 km away, Pul-e Khumrī (pop. 56,400) 106 km away, Pul-e Khumrī (pop. 56,400) 106 km away, Khanabad (pop. 71,500) 107 km away, and Baghlan (pop. 108,400) 108 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 4 Apr 2021 06:16:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 4 Apr 2021 10:46 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 85.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.01°N / 69.75°E (Khōst wa Firing, Baghlan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) E of Nahrin (Nahrain) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Pul-e Khumrī (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Pul-e Khumrī (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ESE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -1.7°C (29 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.485 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.494 km57 Km ESE of Nahrīn, AfghanistanUSGS

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