Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Khūgyāṉī, 23 km SW of Jalalabad, Jalālābād, Nangarhar, Afghanistan, Tuesday, 15 Jun. 2021 -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - Khūgyāṉī, 23 km SW of Jalalabad, Jalālābād, Nangarhar, Afghanistan, Tuesday, 15 Jun. 2021

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 at 30 km depth

15 Jun 22:04 UTC: Primero en informar: NCS después de 12 minutos.
Update Tue, 15 Jun 2021, 22:09
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake 23 km southwest of Jalalabad, Afghanistan
4.4 quake 16 Jun 2:22 am (GMT +4:30)
4.4 quake 16 Jun 2:22 am (GMT +4:30)
India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in Afghanistan near Jalalabad, Jalālābād, Nangarhar, only 17 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early morning on Wednesday 16 June 2021 at 1:52 am local time at a moderately shallow depth of 30 km. 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 should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Jalalabad (pop. 200,300) located 23 km from the epicenter, and Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (pop. 15,100) 44 km away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bāsawul (pop. 6,800) located 56 km from the epicenter, Ḩukūmatī Azrah (pop. 12,500) 59 km away, Assad-Abad (pop. 48,400) 103 km away, and Kabul (pop. 3,043,500) 104 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 15 Jun 2021 21:52:18 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: Wednesday, 16 Jun 2021 02:22 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 30.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 34.29°N / 70.27°E (Khūgyāṉī, Nangarhar, Afganistán)
Volcán mas cercano: Vakak (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km al SO de Jalalabad (pop: 200,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
44 km al ONO de Markaz-e Woluswalī-ye Āchīn (Nazyan) (pop: 15,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
56 km al O de Bāsawul (Muhmand Dara) (pop: 6,840) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al ENE de Ḩukūmatī Azrah (Hisarak, Logar) (pop: 12,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
103 km al SO de Assad-Abad (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
104 km al ESE de Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
111 km al NNE de Khōst (Khowst) (pop: 96,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
123 km al NE de Gardez (Paktia) (pop: 103,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
133 km al SSE de Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
263 km al ONO de Islamabad (Pakistán) (pop: 601,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.3°C (74 F), humidity: 6%, wind: 4 m/s (7 kts) from WSW
Fuente primaria de datos: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 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.
4.430 kmAfghanistanNCS
4.437 km17 Km NNW of Jalālābād, AfghanistanUSGS
4.510 kmSoutheastern AfghanistanGFZ
4.559 kmAfghanistan: BaluchistanKNDC

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