Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Rustāq, Takhar, 51 km WNW of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, viernes, 07 may. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.3 - Rustāq, Takhar, 51 km WNW of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, viernes, 07 may. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.3 at 238 km depth

7 May 09:33 UTC: Primero en informar: NCS después de 8 minutos.
7 May 09:36: Magnitud recalculada de 4.4 a 4.3. Profundidad recalculada de 275.4 a 238.0 km (de 171 a 148 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 101 km (63 mi) al NO.
Update Fri, 7 May 2021, 09:39
Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 20 km northeast of Rustāq, Afghanistan
4.3 quake 7 May 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.3 quake 7 May 1:55 pm (GMT +4:30)
A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan, was reported only 14 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 238 km beneath the epicenter around noon on Friday 7 May 2021 at 1:25 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.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Rustāq (pop. 25,600, 20 km away), Ārt Khwājah (pop. 18,600, 50 km away), Chubek (pop. 19,600, 52 km away), Farkhor (pop. 21,700, 62 km away), Taloqan (pop. 64,300, 69 km away), Hulbuk (pop. 21,700, 73 km away), and Kŭlob (pop. 78,800, 80 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 7 May 2021 09:25:27 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: viernes, 7 may 2021 13:55 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitud: 4.3
Profundidad: 238.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 37.22°N / 70.02°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afganistán)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km al ENE de Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
50 km al ENE de Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al SSE de Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tayikistán) (pop: 19,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
62 km al ESE de Farkhor (Khatlon, Tayikistán) (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al NE de Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al SSE de Hulbuk (Khatlon, Tayikistán) (pop: 21,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
80 km al SSE de Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tayikistán) (pop: 78,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
182 km al SE de Dushanbe (Tayikistán) (pop: 679,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
265 km al ENE de Mazār-e Šarīf (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
309 km al NNE de Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Más 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.
RevistaProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
4.3238 kmAfghanistanNCS
4.110 kmAFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGIONKNDC

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