Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Shighnan, 81 km northeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 03:11 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Apr 04:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7°N / 71.13°E (Shighnan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) NE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) NNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) E of Hulbuk (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) ENE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (131 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) ENE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 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.