Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Yamgān, 92 km SSE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, jueves, 6 may 2021 17:30 (GMT +4:30) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.2 - Yamgān, 92 km SSE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, jueves,  6 may 2021 17:30 (GMT +4:30)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.2 at 156 km depth

6 May 13:08 UTC: Primero en informar: NCS después de 8 minutos.
6 May 13:10: Magnitud recalculada de 4.4 a 4.2. Profundidad recalculada de 229.7 a 156.0 km (de 143 a 97 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 4.9 km (3.1 mi) al SSW.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 13:12
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
4.2 quake 6 May 5:30 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.2 quake 6 May 5:30 pm (GMT +4:30)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 5:00 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 156 km below the surface.
The event was filed by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), the first seismological agency to report it.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100, 49 km away), Jurm (pop. 12,100, 56 km away), Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000, 57 km away), and Fayzabad (pop. 44,400, 92 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 6 May 2021 13:00:19 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: jueves, 6 may 2021 17:30 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitud: 4.2
Prof.: 156.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 36.41°N / 71.11°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afganistán)
Antipode: 36.41°S / 108.89°W
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km al SO de Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al SSE de Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
57 km al SO de Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tayikistán) (pop: 26,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al SSE de Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
145 km al ESE de Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
181 km al E de Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
204 km al E de Qundūz (Kunduz) (pop: 161,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
229 km al NNE de Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
273 km al NE de Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
313 km al SE de Dushanbe (Tayikistán) (pop: 679,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow -4.9°C (23 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NW
Fuente primaria de datos: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 MWh, equivalente a 30.1 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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