Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Nāwur, 63 km northwest of Ghazni, Ghaznī, Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 4:11 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
17 Aug 12:54 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021 4:11 pm (GMT +4:30)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.87°N / 67.85°E↗ (Nāwur, Ghazni, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 33.87°S / 112.15°W↗
Nearest volcano: Dacht-i-Navar (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Ghazni (pop: 141,000) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Panjab (Bamyan) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) WSW of Maydanshakhr (Nirkh, Vardak) (pop: 1,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Zaṟah Sharan (Sharan, Paktika) (pop: 7,370) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SE of Bāzār-e Yakāwlang (Bamyan) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||10 km||SOUTHEASTERN AFGHANISTAN||KNDC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, 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.