Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - Rustāq, 16 km northwest of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 22 May 2021 at 18:33 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
22 May 19:42 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.2°N / 69.67°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SE of Farkhor (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Faizabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||10 km||AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.