Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Khāsh, 23 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 9:17 am (GMT +4:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Apr 06:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Apr 2021 04:47:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 9:17 am (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.97°N / 70.77°E (Khāsh, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ENE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||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 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.