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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 95 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 12:25 am (GMT +5) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 95 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 12:25 am (GMT +5) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 95 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 12:25 am (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 130 km depth

7 Dec 19:29 UTC: First to report: NCS after 4 minutes.
7 Dec 19:39: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.2 to 130.0 km (from 18.8 to 81 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 173 km (108 mi) towards SW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 7, 2022 19:25:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 8, 2022 at 12:25 am (GMT +5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.3
Depth130.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.02°N / 71.02°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.02°S / 108.98°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities67 km (42 mi) N of Pārūn (Wama, Nuristan) (pop: 1000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
128 km (80 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
236 km (147 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -17.3°C (1 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSE
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 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
4.3130 kmAfghanistanNCS
3.310 kmAFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGIONKNDC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Kabul, Afghanistan (KBL/IU network) | Distance from quake: 243 km / 151 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 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
Nov 15, 1921 20:36
101 years ago
7.8

240 km
34km / 21miKuran Wa Munjan, 102 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 1909 21:37
114 years ago
7.7

200 km
99km / 61miMandōl, Nuristan, 67 km E of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 03:50
17 years ago
7.6

26 km
285km / 177mi22 km NE of Muzaffarabad, Muzaffarābād, Azad Kashmir, PakistanMore
Oct 26, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
7.5

212 km
45km / 28mi52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 4, 1949 10:19
74 years ago
7.5

229 km
67km / 42miYamgān, 36 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 12:08
21 years ago
7.4

226 km
72km / 45miTagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1985 07:54
38 years ago
7.4

99 km
22km / 14miKuran Wa Munjan, 107 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 1983 23:52
39 years ago
7.4

215 km
47km / 29miYamgān, 84 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 1965 15:53
58 years ago
7.4

208 km
50km / 31miYamgān, 52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

11 km
289km / 179miGorno-Badakhshan, 365 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 12:42
30 years ago
7.0

215 km
42km / 26miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 1991 23:03
32 years ago
6.9

142 km
54km / 33miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 140 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Jul 14, 1991 09:09
32 years ago
6.7

213 km
36km / 22miZebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 1962 23:05
61 years ago
6.7

216 km
73km / 45miTagāb, Badakhshan, 51 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2016 10:28
7 years ago
6.6

210 km
52km / 32mi37 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2009 20:23
14 years ago
6.6

205 km
51km / 32miYamgān, 50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 5, 2004 21:24
19 years ago
6.6

187 km
55km / 34miYamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 1998 06:22
25 years ago
6.6

33 km
146km / 90miShahr-e Buzurg, Badakhshan, 25 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 1982 00:40
40 years ago
6.6

36 km
181km / 113miNahrīn, 27 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 1966 07:46
57 years ago
6.6

216 km
48km / 30miZebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 1964 14:09
59 years ago
6.6

196 km
52km / 32miYamgān, 44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 12, 2005 21:47
17 years ago
6.5

225 km
38km / 24miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 8, 1999 16:45
23 years ago
6.5

228 km
59km / 37miZebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 1997 14:13
26 years ago
6.5

196 km
44km / 27miYamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 1974 05:12
49 years ago
6.5

211 km
44km / 27miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 16, 1956 08:37
66 years ago
6.5

10 km
257km / 159miJājī, Paktya Province, 20 km S of Hazro, Azrah, Logar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 10:46
17 years ago
6.4

8 km
237km / 147mi9.4 km NE of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Feb 20, 1998 12:18
25 years ago
6.4

236 km
51km / 32miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 11:38
30 years ago
6.4

204 km
54km / 34miYamgān, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 13, 1990 14:20
33 years ago
6.4

217 km
49km / 30miYamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 2, 1985 07:46
38 years ago
6.4

120 km
28km / 17miKuran Wa Munjan, 106 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 16, 1984 17:18
39 years ago
6.4

208 km
49km / 30miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2015 19:14
7 years ago
6.3

204 km
50km / 31mi41 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 17, 2010 19:21
12 years ago
6.3

220 km
52km / 32miYamgān, 47 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 17, 2000 22:53
23 years ago
6.3

141 km
30km / 19miKuran Wa Munjan, 98 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2000 23:10
23 years ago
6.3

108 km
33km / 21miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 127 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Dec 17, 1997 05:51
25 years ago
6.3

207 km
46km / 29miYamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 1995 09:30
27 years ago
6.3

223 km
73km / 45miTagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 30, 1994 09:23
29 years ago
6.3

227 km
35km / 22miZebak, 101 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 18, 1993 05:02
29 years ago
6.3

113 km
68km / 42miChitrāl, Pakistan, 34 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 25, 1990 14:17
33 years ago
6.3

33 km
205km / 128mi56 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 1990 05:16
33 years ago
6.3

110 km
116km / 72miShuhadā, 60 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 6, 1988 09:03
35 years ago
6.3

195 km
49km / 31miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 2, 1981 16:04
42 years ago
6.3

229 km
38km / 23miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 1972 15:29
51 years ago
6.3

24 km
124km / 77miGuz̄argāh-e Nūr, 89 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1962 20:57
60 years ago
6.3

35 km
186km / 116miBūrkah, 33 km NE of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 1955 20:55
68 years ago
6.3

125 km
279km / 173miGorno-Badakhshan, 353 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
May 9, 2018 10:41
5 years ago
6.2

103 km
114km / 71mi82 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 29, 2009 17:44
13 years ago
6.2

210 km
49km / 31miYamgān, 54 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 22, 2009 19:51
13 years ago
6.2

186 km
56km / 35miYamgān, 40 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 3, 2007 03:35
16 years ago
6.2

222 km
56km / 35miYamgān, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2002 07:05
21 years ago
6.2

129 km
31km / 19miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 2001 02:21
22 years ago
6.2

203 km
47km / 29miYamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1990 20:47
33 years ago
6.2

12 km
204km / 127mi63 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 1987 15:40
36 years ago
6.2

202 km
60km / 37miYamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1983 15:42
39 years ago
6.2

209 km
54km / 33miYamgān, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1981 07:15
41 years ago
6.2

33 km
235km / 146miDiamer, 60 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Dec 28, 1974 12:11
48 years ago
6.2

22 km
199km / 124miLower Kohistan District, 44 km N of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Sep 3, 1972 16:48
50 years ago
6.2

30 km
216km / 134miGhizer District, 89 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Jan 20, 1972 11:36
51 years ago
6.2

212 km
43km / 27miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1969 19:33
54 years ago
6.2

206 km
48km / 30miYamgān, 53 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 2, 2019 12:04
4 years ago
6.1

212 km
61km / 38mi42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 2018 07:07
5 years ago
6.1

187 km
59km / 36mi37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 25, 2002 14:56
21 years ago
6.1

8 km
153km / 95miKhwājah Hijrān, 16 km E of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 2001 20:43
21 years ago
6.1

107 km
60km / 37miZebak, 32 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 3, 1987 11:00
35 years ago
6.1

95 km
61km / 38miZebak, 27 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 1, 1984 14:22
39 years ago
6.1

33 km
164km / 102miQarghah’ī, Laghman, 21 km N of Jalalabad, Nangarhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 27, 1984 13:01
39 years ago
6.1

172 km
41km / 26miYamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 1979 03:50
43 years ago
6.1

229 km
94km / 59miTagāb, Badakhshan, 61 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Nov 24, 1969 17:23
53 years ago
6.1

115 km
135km / 84mi44 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 2, 1957 21:27
65 years ago
6.1

212 km
47km / 29miZebak, 43 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2019 11:39
3 years ago
6.0

204 km
72km / 44mi44 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 25, 1967 01:50
56 years ago
6.0

273 km
94km / 59mi1.5 km SE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 2, 1965 15:56
58 years ago
6.0

15 km
260km / 161miGorno-Badakhshan, 408 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 10, 2015 10:05
7 years ago
5.9

225 km
54km / 34mi34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 14, 2011 21:07
12 years ago
5.9

207 km
50km / 31miYamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2003 11:46
20 years ago
5.9

114 km
39km / 25miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 122 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Apr 12, 2002 04:00
21 years ago
5.9

10 km
144km / 90miKhōst wa Firing, 67 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 1998 18:22
25 years ago
5.9

228 km
92km / 57miTagāb, Badakhshan, 95 km E of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 1998 14:33
25 years ago
5.9

33 km
144km / 89miRustāq, 24 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 14, 1996 08:01
26 years ago
5.9

120 km
28km / 18miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 130 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 1995 03:35
28 years ago
5.9

187 km
50km / 31miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 25, 1988 21:28
34 years ago
5.9

212 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 1986 14:15
37 years ago
5.9

187 km
54km / 33miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 1981 08:02
42 years ago
5.9

96 km
49km / 30miZebak, 113 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 1978 15:22
45 years ago
5.9

227 km
71km / 44miWurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 16, 1972 12:43
50 years ago
5.9

116 km
113km / 70miParīān, 48 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 1972 06:49
51 years ago
5.9

107 km
55km / 34miZebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 1971 00:24
52 years ago
5.9

202 km
48km / 30miYamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 1969 06:30
54 years ago
5.9

193 km
41km / 25miYamgān, 55 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 1954 16:06
69 years ago
5.9

15 km
192km / 119mi98 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 22, 1934 19:56
89 years ago
5.9

20 km
123km / 77miBahārak, 29 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 2019 00:45
3 years ago
5.8

226 km
94km / 59miBadakhshan, 28 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2012 17:50
10 years ago
5.8

116 km
56km / 35miBadakhshan, 46 km NW of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2012 14:00
11 years ago
5.8

190 km
55km / 34mi41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2011 09:49
12 years ago
5.8

190 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2008 03:37
14 years ago
5.8

151 km
41km / 26miYamgān, 52 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2008 05:47
14 years ago
5.8

192 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 43 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 12, 2004 22:45
19 years ago
5.8

218 km
47km / 29miYamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 25, 1990 04:53
32 years ago
5.8

114 km
111km / 69miNūrgarām, Nuristan, 77 km N of Jalalabad, Nangarhar, AfghanistanMore
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