Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 28 km west of Ārt Khwājah, Khwaja Ghar, Takhar, Afghanistan, on 23 Apr 12:50 pm (GMT +5) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Apr 09:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 23 Apr 12:50 pm (GMT +5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.17°N / 69.18°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NNE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) WNW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) N of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.9||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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