Magnitude 5.1 earthquake strikes near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Thu, 29 Apr 2021, 20:1620:16 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 9 minutes ago 64 km southeast of Fayzabad, Afghanistan, India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.
5.1 quake 30 Apr 12:36 am (GMT +4:30)
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 282.1 km beneath the epicenter near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, after midnight on Friday 30 April 2021 at 12:06 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.0. A third agency, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.3.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Jurm (pop. 12,100) located 30 km from the epicenter, Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) 56 km away, Fayzabad (pop. 44,400) 64 km away, Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000) 64 km away, Farkhār (pop. 10,500) 94 km away, Rustāq (pop. 25,600) 112 km away, and Taloqan (pop. 64,300) 123 km away.
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ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ
Ημερομηνία & time: 30 Apr 2021 12:36 am (GMT +4:30) local time (29 Apr 2021 20:06 GMT)
Βάθος: 282.1 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 36.6°N / 70.91°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: NCS
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