Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 17 km east of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 12:50 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
18 May 14:00 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.78°N / 69.72°E (Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) ENE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WSW of Faizabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 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||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION||KNDC|
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