Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Khwājah Ghār, 16 km southwest of Ārt Khwājah, Afghanistan, on Friday, 21 May 2021 at 03:04 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 May 04:06 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 1 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.98°N / 69.35°E (Khwājah Ghār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SE of Dasht-e Archī (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 8,260) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Imām Şāḩib (Kunduz) (pop: 9,660) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) WSW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ESE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) N 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||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, 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.