Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Kūf Āb, 83 km north of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:30 am (GMT +4:30) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Kūf Āb, 83 km north of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:30 am (GMT +4:30)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

29 Nov 04:12 UTC: First to report: NCS after 12 minutes.
Update Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 04:18
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
4.4 quake 29 Nov 8:30 am (GMT +4:30)
4.4 quake 29 Nov 8:30 am (GMT +4:30)
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, was reported only 18 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 5 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Monday, November 29th, 2021, at 8:00 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Faizabad (pop. 44,400) located 83 km from the epicenter, Leningrad (pop. 12,000) 84 km away, and Kŭlob (pop. 78,800) 99 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Nov 29, 2021 04:00:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 29, 2021 8:30 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.814°N / 70.91°E (Kūf Āb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 37.814°S / 109.09°W
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Leningrad (Muminobod, Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) E of Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tajikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) NE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ESE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) NE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -15.1°C (5 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from ENE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
4.45 km85km NNE of Fayzabad, AfghanistanNCS

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