Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Rustāq, 24 km southeast of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 04:29 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 May 05:42 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.97°N / 70.02°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) ENE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 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||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, 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.