Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - 38 km WSW of Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, Friday, 30 Apr. 2021 -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.9 - 38 km WSW of Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, Friday, 30 Apr. 2021

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.9 at 10 km depth

30 Apr 14:29 UTC: Primero en informar: NCS después de 8 minutos.
Update Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 14:33
Moderate 4.9 quake hits near Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan
4.9 quake 30 Apr 7:21 pm (GMT +5)
4.9 quake 30 Apr 7:21 pm (GMT +5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 12 minutes ago 38 km southwest of Kŭlob, Tajikistan, India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, early evening on Friday 30 April 2021 at 7:21 pm 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.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Hulbuk (pop. 21,700) located 25 km from the epicenter, and Danghara (pop. 22,800) 29 km away, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Kŭlob (pop. 78,800) located 38 km from the epicenter, Farkhor (pop. 21,700) 38 km away, Chubek (pop. 19,600) 39 km away, Vakhsh (pop. 15,200) 48 km away, Yovon (pop. 17,500) 61 km away, Vahdat (pop. 45,700) 86 km away, and Dushanbe (pop. 679,400) 93 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 30 Apr 2021 14:21:08 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Friday, 30 Apr 2021 19:21 (GMT +5)
Magnitud: 4.9
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 37.8331°N / 69.3634°E (Tayikistán)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km al O de Hulbuk (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
29 km al S de Danghara (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al OSO de Kŭlob (pop: 78,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
38 km al N de Farkhor (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
39 km al NO de Chubek (Hamadoni) (pop: 19,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
48 km al ENE de Vakhsh (Nohijai Vaxş) (pop: 15,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al SSE de Yovon (Yavan) (pop: 17,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
86 km al SSE de Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al SE de Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
273 km al S de Khodjent (pop: 144,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Haze 26.5°C (80 F), humidity: 44%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.910 km95km SSE of Dushanbe, TajikistanNCS

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