Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 65 km northeast of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 9 May 2021 6:53 am (GMT +5) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 65 km northeast of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 9 May 2021 6:53 am (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 108 km depth

9 May 01:59 UTC: First to report: NCS after 6 minutes.
9 May 02:05: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 169.6 to 108.0 km (from 105 to 67 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 18 km (10.9 mi) towards SE.
Update Sun, 9 May 2021, 02:06
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake 65 km northeast of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan
4.4 quake 9 May 6:53 am (GMT +5)
4.4 quake 9 May 6:53 am (GMT +5)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan. The tremor was recorded early morning on Sunday 9 May 2021 at 6:53 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 108 km below the surface.
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Khandūd (pop. 5,500) located 47 km from the epicenter, Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000) 65 km away, and Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) 73 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 9 May 2021 01:53:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 9 May 2021 6:53 am (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 108.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.25°N / 71.94°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NW of Khandūd (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NNE of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of Faizabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) E of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ESE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) ESE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) ESE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -6.1°C (21 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from ESE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4108 kmTajikistanNCS
4.4116 km30 Km SSE of Khorugh, TajikistanUSGS
4.4120 kmTAJIKISTANEMSC
3.310 kmTAJIKISTANKNDC

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