Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - Wurduj, 72 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 01:43 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 May 03:18 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.77°N / 71.27°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ESE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) NE 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.