Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Shighnan, 87 km northeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 20 April 2021 at 06:24 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 Apr 07:48 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.72°N / 71.2°E (Shighnan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) NE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (72 mi) NNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) E of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) E of Hulbuk (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) ENE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ENE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) NE of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
399 km (248 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.5||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.5, 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.