Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Shighnan, 85 km northeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 16 April 2021 at 00:37 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 Apr 01:42 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.6°N / 71.33°E (Shighnan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
85 km (53 mi) NE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (62 mi) NNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) N of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) ESE of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ENE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) ENE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) ENE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) NNE 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||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER 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.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.