Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Shahr-e Buzurg, 36 km west of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 02:11 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 May 03:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.13°N / 70.18°E (Shahr-e Buzurg, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) E of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) W of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) ESE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ENE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.