Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - Khwājah Ghār, 6.2 km west of Ārt Khwājah, Khwaja Ghar, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 16 May 2021 at 01:28 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
16 May 02:30 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.08°N / 69.41°E (Khwājah Ghār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) W of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) ESE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) W of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) S of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NNE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.1||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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