Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 36 km northwest of Ārt Khwājah, Afghanistan, on 14 May 2:53 pm (GMT +5) -
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 May 11:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 14 May 2:53 pm (GMT +5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.36°N / 69.26°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SW of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (16 mi) NNE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ENE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
315 km (196 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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