Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 24 April 2021 at 16:27 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Apr 18:06 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 38 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.67°N / 70.96°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||10 km||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.