Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Rustāq, 5.4 km east of Ārt Khwājah, Khwaja Ghar, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 19:23 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 May 20:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.08°N / 69.54°E↗ (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 37.08°S / 110.46°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) E of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) E of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.2||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
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