Leve terremoto magnitud 4.3 - Tagāb, 44 km SSW of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, sábado, 21 nov. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.3 - Tagāb, 44 km SSW of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, sábado, 21 nov. 2020

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 206 km depth

21 Nov 02:42 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 26 minutos.
Update Sat, 21 Nov 2020, 02:45
Light 4.3 quake hits near Taloqan, Afghanistan
4.3 quake 21 Nov 6:46 am (GMT +4:30)
4.3 quake 21 Nov 6:46 am (GMT +4:30)
A intermediate to deep magnitude 4.3 earthquake was reported early morning near the town of Jurm, Afghanistan.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake hit on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 6.16 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 205.6 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Jurm (pop. 12,100) located 44 km from the epicenter, Farkhār (pop. 10,500) 63 km away, Fayzabad (pop. 44,400) 64 km away, Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100) 88 km away, Rustāq (pop. 25,600) 92 km away, and Taloqan (pop. 64,300) 94 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 21 Nov 2020 02:16:07 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: sábado, 21 nov 2020 06:46 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 205.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 36.5371°N / 70.5633°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afganistán)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km al SSO de Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
63 km al E de Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
64 km al S de Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al O de Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al SE de Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
94 km al ESE de Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
131 km al E de Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
154 km al E de Qundūz (Kunduz) (pop: 161,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
256 km al NNE de Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
309 km al E de Mazār-e Šarīf (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -20.1°C (-4 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 4.3206 km43 Km SSW of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS
M 4.32 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
M 4.3187 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ

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