Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 29 km southeast of Aībak, Aybak, Samangan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 12:44 pm (GMT +4:30) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 May 09:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 58 minutes.
|Date & time||May 19, 2022 08:14:33 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 12:44 pm (GMT +4:30)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||36.14°N / 68.3°E (Khuram wa Sār Bāgh, Samangan, Afghanistan)|
|Antipode||36.14°S / 111.7°W|
|Shaking intensity||Weak shaking near epicenter|
|Primary data source||KNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)|
|Nearest volcano||Vakak (212 km / 132 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||29 km (18 mi) ESE of Aībak (pop: 47,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
37 km (23 mi) W of Baghlan (Wilāyat-e Baghlān) (pop: 108,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) W of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SE of Khulm (Balkh) (pop: 64,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) SW of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SW of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
196 km (122 mi) NNW of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Scattered Clouds 25.4°C (78 F), humidity: 31%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from NNE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|2.8||10 km||HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION||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.