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Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 76 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 4:03 am (GMT +4:30) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 76 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 4:03 am (GMT +4:30) Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 76 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 4:03 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 203 km depth

23 Sep 23:42 UTC: First to report: NCS after 9 minutes.
24 Sep 00:02: Now using data updates from USGS

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 23, 2022 23:33:08 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Sep 24, 2022 at 4:03 am (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.1
Depth203.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.5252°N / 71.0043°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.525°S / 108.996°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities41 km (25 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
133 km (83 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (106 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
277 km (172 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 6.2°C (43 F), humidity: 43%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.1203 km40 Km SSE of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS
4.2150 kmAfghanistanNCS
4.1200 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.110 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Bord Reg.IRIS
4.1203 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionRaspberryShake

Seismograms

Seismic station: Kabul, Afghanistan (KBL/IU network) | Distance from quake: 283 km / 176 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Nov 15, 1921 20:36
101 years ago
7.8

240 km
45km / 28miKuran Wa Munjan, 102 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 1909 21:37
113 years ago
7.7

200 km
144km / 89miMandōl, Nuristan, 67 km E of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 03:50
17 years ago
7.6

26 km
322km / 200mi22 km NE of Muzaffarabad, Muzaffarābād, Azad Kashmir, PakistanMore
Oct 26, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
7.5

212 km
19km / 12mi52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 4, 1949 10:19
74 years ago
7.5

229 km
28km / 17miYamgān, 36 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 12:08
21 years ago
7.4

226 km
47km / 29miTagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1985 07:54
37 years ago
7.4

99 km
39km / 24miKuran Wa Munjan, 107 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 1983 23:52
39 years ago
7.4

215 km
29km / 18miYamgān, 84 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 1965 15:53
58 years ago
7.4

208 km
28km / 18miYamgān, 52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 18, 1911 18:41
112 years ago
7.3

15 km
247km / 153miGorno-Badakhshan, 336 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

11 km
246km / 153miGorno-Badakhshan, 365 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 12:42
29 years ago
7.0

215 km
20km / 13miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 1991 23:03
32 years ago
6.9

142 km
79km / 49miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 140 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Jul 14, 1991 09:09
31 years ago
6.7

213 km
24km / 15miZebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 1962 23:05
60 years ago
6.7

216 km
53km / 33miTagāb, Badakhshan, 51 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2016 10:28
7 years ago
6.6

210 km
21km / 13mi37 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2009 20:23
14 years ago
6.6

205 km
26km / 16miYamgān, 50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 5, 2004 21:24
19 years ago
6.6

187 km
3km / 2miYamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 1998 06:22
25 years ago
6.6

33 km
103km / 64miShahr-e Buzurg, Badakhshan, 25 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 1982 00:40
40 years ago
6.6

36 km
183km / 114miNahrīn, 27 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 1966 07:46
57 years ago
6.6

216 km
23km / 14miZebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 1964 14:09
59 years ago
6.6

196 km
7km / 4miYamgān, 44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 12, 2005 21:47
17 years ago
6.5

225 km
20km / 13miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 8, 1999 16:45
23 years ago
6.5

228 km
21km / 13miZebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 1997 14:13
26 years ago
6.5

196 km
14km / 9miYamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 1974 05:12
48 years ago
6.5

211 km
29km / 18miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 16, 1963 15:43
59 years ago
6.5

35 km
319km / 198mi82 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Dec 1, 1918 02:35
104 years ago
6.5

20 km
264km / 164miGorno-Badakhshan, 350 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 10:46
17 years ago
6.4

8 km
275km / 171mi9.4 km NE of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Feb 20, 1998 12:18
25 years ago
6.4

236 km
9km / 6miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 11:38
29 years ago
6.4

204 km
28km / 17miYamgān, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 13, 1990 14:20
32 years ago
6.4

217 km
23km / 14miYamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 2, 1985 07:46
37 years ago
6.4

120 km
44km / 27miKuran Wa Munjan, 106 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 16, 1984 17:18
39 years ago
6.4

208 km
19km / 12miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2015 19:14
7 years ago
6.3

204 km
18km / 11mi41 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 17, 2010 19:21
12 years ago
6.3

220 km
23km / 14miYamgān, 47 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 17, 2000 22:53
22 years ago
6.3

141 km
28km / 17miKuran Wa Munjan, 98 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2000 23:10
23 years ago
6.3

108 km
69km / 43miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 127 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Dec 17, 1997 05:51
25 years ago
6.3

207 km
26km / 16miYamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 1995 09:30
27 years ago
6.3

223 km
56km / 35miTagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 30, 1994 09:23
28 years ago
6.3

227 km
25km / 15miZebak, 101 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 18, 1993 05:02
29 years ago
6.3

113 km
54km / 33miChitrāl, Pakistan, 34 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 25, 1990 14:17
33 years ago
6.3

33 km
182km / 113mi56 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 1990 05:16
33 years ago
6.3

110 km
62km / 39miShuhadā, 60 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 6, 1988 09:03
34 years ago
6.3

195 km
8km / 5miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 2, 1981 16:04
42 years ago
6.3

229 km
20km / 13miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 1972 15:29
50 years ago
6.3

24 km
122km / 76miGuz̄argāh-e Nūr, 89 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1962 20:57
60 years ago
6.3

35 km
182km / 113miBūrkah, 33 km NE of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 1955 20:55
68 years ago
6.3

125 km
235km / 146miGorno-Badakhshan, 353 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
May 9, 2018 10:41
5 years ago
6.2

103 km
66km / 41mi82 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 29, 2009 17:44
13 years ago
6.2

210 km
29km / 18miYamgān, 54 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 22, 2009 19:51
13 years ago
6.2

186 km
5km / 3miYamgān, 40 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 3, 2007 03:35
16 years ago
6.2

222 km
29km / 18miYamgān, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2002 07:05
21 years ago
6.2

129 km
56km / 35miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 2001 02:21
22 years ago
6.2

203 km
16km / 10miYamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1990 20:47
33 years ago
6.2

12 km
185km / 115mi63 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 1987 15:40
36 years ago
6.2

202 km
30km / 19miYamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1983 15:42
39 years ago
6.2

209 km
7km / 5miYamgān, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1981 07:15
41 years ago
6.2

33 km
250km / 156miDiamer, 60 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Dec 28, 1974 12:11
48 years ago
6.2

22 km
235km / 146miLower Kohistan District, 44 km N of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Nov 12, 1972 17:56
50 years ago
6.2

115 km
280km / 174mi72 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 3, 1972 16:48
50 years ago
6.2

30 km
227km / 141miGhizer District, 89 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Jan 20, 1972 11:36
51 years ago
6.2

212 km
23km / 14miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1969 19:33
54 years ago
6.2

206 km
27km / 17miYamgān, 53 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 2, 2019 12:04
4 years ago
6.1

212 km
27km / 17mi42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 2018 07:07
5 years ago
6.1

187 km
13km / 8mi37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 25, 2002 14:56
21 years ago
6.1

8 km
160km / 99miKhwājah Hijrān, 16 km E of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 2001 20:43
21 years ago
6.1

107 km
47km / 29miZebak, 32 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 3, 1987 11:00
35 years ago
6.1

95 km
39km / 25miZebak, 27 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 1, 1984 14:22
39 years ago
6.1

33 km
218km / 135miQarghah’ī, Laghman, 21 km N of Jalalabad, Nangarhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 27, 1984 13:01
39 years ago
6.1

172 km
15km / 9miYamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 24, 1969 17:23
53 years ago
6.1

115 km
88km / 55mi44 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 2, 1957 21:27
65 years ago
6.1

212 km
19km / 12miZebak, 43 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2019 11:39
3 years ago
6.0

204 km
41km / 25mi44 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 24, 2011 02:45
12 years ago
6.0

110 km
263km / 163miGorno-Badakhshan, 350 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Jan 25, 1967 01:50
56 years ago
6.0

273 km
59km / 37mi1.5 km SE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 2, 1965 15:56
58 years ago
6.0

15 km
228km / 142miGorno-Badakhshan, 408 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 10, 2015 10:05
7 years ago
5.9

225 km
24km / 15mi34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 14, 2011 21:07
12 years ago
5.9

207 km
26km / 16miYamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2003 11:46
20 years ago
5.9

114 km
72km / 45miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 122 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Apr 12, 2002 04:00
21 years ago
5.9

10 km
156km / 97miKhōst wa Firing, 67 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 1998 18:22
25 years ago
5.9

228 km
79km / 49miTagāb, Badakhshan, 95 km E of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 1998 14:33
25 years ago
5.9

33 km
102km / 63miRustāq, 24 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 14, 1996 08:01
26 years ago
5.9

120 km
60km / 37miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 130 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 1995 03:35
28 years ago
5.9

187 km
13km / 8miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 25, 1988 21:28
34 years ago
5.9

212 km
29km / 18miYamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 1986 14:15
37 years ago
5.9

187 km
10km / 6miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 1981 08:02
42 years ago
5.9

96 km
41km / 25miZebak, 113 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 1978 15:22
45 years ago
5.9

227 km
26km / 16miWurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 16, 1972 12:43
50 years ago
5.9

116 km
142km / 88miParīān, 48 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 1972 06:49
50 years ago
5.9

107 km
42km / 26miZebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 1971 00:24
51 years ago
5.9

202 km
22km / 13miYamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 1969 06:30
53 years ago
5.9

193 km
20km / 12miYamgān, 55 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 1954 16:06
69 years ago
5.9

15 km
154km / 96mi98 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 22, 1934 19:56
88 years ago
5.9

20 km
67km / 42miBahārak, 29 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 2019 00:45
3 years ago
5.8

226 km
75km / 47miBadakhshan, 28 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2012 17:50
10 years ago
5.8

116 km
101km / 63miBadakhshan, 46 km NW of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2012 14:00
10 years ago
5.8

190 km
12km / 7mi41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2011 09:49
12 years ago
5.8

190 km
8km / 5miYamgān, 42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2008 03:37
14 years ago
5.8

151 km
16km / 10miYamgān, 52 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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