Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Jurm, 74 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 13 Apr 10:12 am (GMT +4:30) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - Jurm, 74 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 13 Apr 10:12 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 179 km depth

13 Apr 05:50 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Apr 2021 05:42:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 13 Apr 10:12 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 179.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.57°N / 71.05°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow -4.4°C (24 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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
4.1179 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
4.5175 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.5181 km39 Km S of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS
5.0186 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGeoAu
4.92 kmHindu Kush, AfghanistanNCS

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Kabul / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
253.5 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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