Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Ishkāshim, Afghanistan, 12 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021 3:35 pm (GMT +5) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Ishkāshim, Afghanistan, 12 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021 3:35 pm (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 135 km depth

1 Jun 10:42 UTC: First to report: NCS after 7 minutes.
1 Jun 10:51: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 243.6 to 135.0 km (from 151 to 84 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 89 km (56 mi) towards WNW.
Update Tue, 1 Jun 2021, 10:48
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake 83 km southeast of Ishqoshim, Afghanistan
4.6 quake 1 Jun 3:35 pm (GMT +5)
4.6 quake 1 Jun 3:35 pm (GMT +5)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Tuesday 1 June 2021 at 3:35 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 243.6 km below the surface.
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Khandūd (pop. 5,500, 65 km away), Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000, 83 km away), and Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100, 87 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 1 Jun 2021 10:35:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 1 Jun 2021 3:35 pm (GMT +5)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 135.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.67°N / 71.5°E (Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ESE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) ESE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 8.2°C (47 F), humidity: 37%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.2135 kmAfghanistanNCS
4.0180 km13 Km W of Ashkāsham, AfghanistanUSGS

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