Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 64 km south of Fayzabad, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 6:46 am (GMT +4:30) -

Mag. 4.3 earthquake  - 64 km south of Fayzabad, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 21 Nov 2020 6:46 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 206 km depth

21 Nov 02:42 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 26 minutes.
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:

Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 02:16:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 21 nov. 2020 06:46 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 205.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5371°N / 70.5633°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km SSO de Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
63 km E de Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
64 km S de Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km O de Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
92 km SE de Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
94 km ESE de Tâloqân (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
131 km E de Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
154 km E de Kondôz (Kunduz) (pop: 161,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
256 km NNE de Kaboul (Kabul) (pop: 3,043,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
309 km E de Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -20.1°C (-4 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from S
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
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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