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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 52 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Sep 6, 2022 at 11:34 am (GMT +4:30) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 52 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Sep 6, 2022 at 11:34 am (GMT +4:30) Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 52 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Sep 6, 2022 at 11:34 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 71 km depth

6 Sep 07:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
6 Sep 07:22: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 6, 2022 07:04:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Sep 6, 2022 at 11:34 am (GMT +4:30)
Depth70.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.6492°N / 70.6291°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.649°S / 109.371°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities30 km (19 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (32 mi) S of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (50 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
98 km (61 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
270 km (168 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 7.3°C (45 F), humidity: 24%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from N
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 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.
4.871 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanUSGS
4.871 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanRaspberryShake
4.870 km30 Km SW of Jurm, AfghanistanGFZ
4.818 kmAfghanistanNCS
5.180 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGeoAu
4.6146 kmAfghanistan: Hindu Kush And Pamir AreaKNDC


Seismic station: Kabul, Afghanistan (KBL/IU network) | Distance from quake: 275 km / 171 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kabul, Afghanistan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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