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Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 52 km east of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 12:55 pm (GMT +5) -

Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 52 km east of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 12:55 pm (GMT +5) Light mag. 3.1 earthquake - 52 km east of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 12:55 pm (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

7 Dec 09:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 17 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 07:55:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Dec 7, 2022 at 12:55 pm (GMT +5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.1
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.14°N / 74.56°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Antipode38.14°S / 105.44°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities52 km (32 mi) E of Murghab (pop: 10,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
193 km (120 mi) SW of Kashgar (Xinjiang, China) (pop: 274,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
506 km (315 mi) E of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.110 kmTAJIKISTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGIONKNDC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (BTK/KR network) | Distance from quake: 387 km / 240 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Batken, Kyrgyzstan: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. 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
Aug 22, 1902 03:00
121 years ago
7.7

0 km
295km / 183mi105 km NE of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 11, 1974 01:13
49 years ago
7.3

9 km
160km / 99mi185 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 18, 1911 18:41
112 years ago
7.3

15 km
170km / 106miGorno-Badakhshan, 336 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

11 km
143km / 89miGorno-Badakhshan, 365 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 23, 1985 12:41
37 years ago
7.0

6.8 km
155km / 96mi66 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 15, 1955 04:13
68 years ago
6.9

20 km
195km / 121mi132 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 15, 1955 03:40
68 years ago
6.9

20 km
189km / 117mi115 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 1, 1978 19:48
44 years ago
6.8

40 km
216km / 134mi132 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Sep 27, 1944 16:25
78 years ago
6.8

20 km
86km / 53mi118 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 5, 2008 15:52
14 years ago
6.7

27 km
168km / 104mi186 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 25, 2016 14:24
6 years ago
6.6

10 km
131km / 81mi176 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 16, 1963 15:43
59 years ago
6.5

35 km
125km / 77mi82 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Aug 29, 1963 08:53
59 years ago
6.5

15 km
175km / 109mi154 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 6, 1924 18:31
99 years ago
6.5

25 km
258km / 160mi52 km SE of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Jul 24, 1919 02:03
104 years ago
6.5

20 km
129km / 80mi65 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 1, 1918 02:35
104 years ago
6.5

20 km
157km / 98miGorno-Badakhshan, 350 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Jun 26, 2016 11:17
7 years ago
6.4

10 km
178km / 111miOsh Oblasty, 392 km S of Bishkek, KyrgyzstanMore
Aug 27, 1998 09:03
24 years ago
6.4

33 km
294km / 183mi118 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 24, 2003 02:03
20 years ago
6.3

11 km
283km / 176mi108 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 19, 1996 15:00
27 years ago
6.3

28 km
277km / 172mi84 km NE of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 25, 1990 14:17
33 years ago
6.3

33 km
188km / 117mi56 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 1955 20:55
68 years ago
6.3

125 km
155km / 97miGorno-Badakhshan, 353 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Apr 11, 1997 05:34
26 years ago
6.2

15 km
258km / 160mi82 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 5, 1990 20:47
33 years ago
6.2

12 km
193km / 120mi63 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 11, 1985 20:45
37 years ago
6.2

15 km
154km / 96mi52 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 13, 1983 01:40
40 years ago
6.2

16 km
207km / 129mi90 km NW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 12, 1972 17:56
50 years ago
6.2

115 km
123km / 77mi72 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 3, 1972 16:48
50 years ago
6.2

30 km
267km / 166miGhizer District, 89 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Feb 13, 1980 22:09
43 years ago
6.1

63 km
274km / 170mi214 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 28, 1976 18:24
47 years ago
6.1

50 km
200km / 124mi137 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Aug 11, 1974 21:21
49 years ago
6.1

9 km
168km / 105mi203 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 15, 1959 10:25
63 years ago
6.1

48 km
97km / 60mi97 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 5, 1956 07:12
67 years ago
6.1

15 km
243km / 151mi83 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jan 24, 2011 02:45
12 years ago
6.0

110 km
157km / 98miGorno-Badakhshan, 350 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Apr 6, 1997 04:36
26 years ago
6.0

33 km
262km / 163mi87 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 17, 1990 01:59
33 years ago
6.0

33 km
147km / 91mi94 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 4, 1972 13:42
50 years ago
6.0

30 km
266km / 165miGhizer District, 93 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Jul 26, 1971 01:48
52 years ago
6.0

20 km
297km / 184mi113 km E of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 2, 1965 15:56
58 years ago
6.0

15 km
134km / 83miGorno-Badakhshan, 408 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Jun 26, 1963 14:09
60 years ago
6.0

95 km
267km / 166mi245 km S of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 5, 2008 15:55
14 years ago
5.9

35 km
156km / 97miGorno-Badakhshan, 432 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Feb 12, 2021 17:01
1 year 51 weeks ago
5.8

100 km
78km / 49mi29 km SW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
May 10, 1992 04:04
31 years ago
5.8

33 km
178km / 111mi127 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Oct 8, 1978 14:20
44 years ago
5.8

62 km
140km / 87mi110 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 11, 1974 20:05
49 years ago
5.8

33 km
168km / 104mi201 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 1, 2003 23:16
19 years ago
5.7

10 km
84km / 52mi113 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 17, 1990 13:21
33 years ago
5.7

114 km
37km / 23mi45 km NE of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Dec 16, 1983 13:15
39 years ago
5.7

37 km
194km / 120mi134 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Jan 12, 1972 18:37
51 years ago
5.7

99 km
69km / 43mi221 km S of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 7, 1961 21:17
62 years ago
5.7

30 km
205km / 127mi59 km E of Daroot-Korgon, Alay District, Osh Oblasty, KyrgyzstanMore
Aug 6, 2006 14:26
17 years ago
5.6

11 km
87km / 54mi258 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 1, 2000 18:41
23 years ago
5.6

141 km
132km / 82mi80 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Nov 30, 1993 20:37
29 years ago
5.6

18 km
151km / 94mi46 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 27, 1985 01:31
38 years ago
5.6

104 km
131km / 82mi84 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Aug 11, 1974 05:23
49 years ago
5.6

27 km
157km / 98mi190 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 11, 1967 14:51
56 years ago
5.6

15 km
152km / 94mi190 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 19, 1958 10:33
65 years ago
5.6

15 km
106km / 66mi115 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 1, 1957 12:49
65 years ago
5.6

15 km
108km / 67mi142 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Sep 8, 2021 05:20
1 year 21 weeks ago
5.5

54 km
115km / 71mi64 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
May 10, 2017 21:58
6 years ago
5.5

10 km
99km / 61mi187 km SW of Shache, Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
May 30, 2015 20:36
8 years ago
5.5

10 km
130km / 81miGorno-Badakhshan, 377 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Dec 8, 2010 08:21
12 years ago
5.5

10 km
200km / 124mi60 km E of Daroot-Korgon, Alay District, Osh Oblasty, KyrgyzstanMore
Nov 6, 2007 02:15
15 years ago
5.5

131 km
113km / 70mi61 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 14, 2002 02:04
21 years ago
5.5

118 km
110km / 68mi63 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jan 12, 1994 10:22
29 years ago
5.5

28 km
147km / 92mi49 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 20, 1988 06:20
35 years ago
5.5

41 km
191km / 118mi54 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 26, 1988 22:58
35 years ago
5.5

121 km
117km / 73mi66 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
May 8, 1956 19:50
67 years ago
5.5

15 km
76km / 47mi135 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jun 28, 2016 21:38
7 years ago
5.4

10 km
173km / 107mi134 km SE of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Dec 7, 2015 10:04
7 years ago
5.4

7 km
123km / 76miGorno-Badakhshan, 406 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Sep 7, 2010 15:41
12 years ago
5.4

10 km
159km / 99mi185 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 29, 1990 16:19
33 years ago
5.4

25 km
181km / 112mi131 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Mar 6, 1990 18:07
33 years ago
5.4

20 km
192km / 119mi64 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 29, 1982 04:24
40 years ago
5.4

65 km
176km / 110mi128 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 3, 1974 19:41
48 years ago
5.4

33 km
161km / 100mi197 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 12, 1974 21:17
49 years ago
5.4

27 km
128km / 79mi170 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 11, 1974 07:02
49 years ago
5.4

33 km
148km / 92mi184 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 11, 1974 05:12
49 years ago
5.4

33 km
148km / 92mi190 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Dec 7, 2015 10:04
7 years ago
5.3

10 km
119km / 74mi75 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 26, 2012 01:06
11 years ago
5.3

116 km
52km / 32mi11 km N of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 20, 2008 02:54
14 years ago
5.3

146 km
98km / 61mi47 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 21, 2004 10:34
19 years ago
5.3

109 km
111km / 69mi71 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jun 29, 1999 08:04
24 years ago
5.3

33 km
150km / 93mi98 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Dec 23, 1995 10:32
27 years ago
5.3

33 km
110km / 68mi59 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Dec 24, 1994 23:51
28 years ago
5.3

33 km
76km / 47mi47 km N of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 25, 1990 15:46
33 years ago
5.3

33 km
187km / 116mi65 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 1983 13:40
39 years ago
5.3

33 km
189km / 118mi130 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Nov 11, 1976 02:20
46 years ago
5.3

43 km
154km / 96mi191 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Nov 9, 1976 22:49
46 years ago
5.3

156 km
84km / 53mi35 km SW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Aug 27, 1974 17:33
48 years ago
5.3

33 km
149km / 93mi183 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Aug 17, 1974 23:50
48 years ago
5.3

32 km
134km / 83mi181 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Mar 26, 1973 07:58
50 years ago
5.3

123 km
59km / 37mi18 km N of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jun 27, 2016 06:25
7 years ago
5.2

10 km
178km / 110miOsh Oblasty, 396 km S of Bishkek, KyrgyzstanMore
Jul 26, 2012 01:06
11 years ago
5.2

131 km
52km / 32mi16 km N of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Dec 19, 2010 11:51
12 years ago
5.2

124 km
82km / 51mi35 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Oct 24, 1991 00:03
31 years ago
5.2

33 km
85km / 53mi109 km SE of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 6, 1990 21:39
33 years ago
5.2

24 km
188km / 117mi69 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 12, 1986 10:06
36 years ago
5.2

115 km
117km / 73mi68 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Oct 3, 1985 23:53
37 years ago
5.2

10 km
156km / 97mi46 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 3, 1985 19:30
37 years ago
5.2

10 km
175km / 109mi18 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
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