Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 9:17 am (GMT +4:30) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 34 km southeast of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021 9:17 am (GMT +4:30)

Séisme faible magnitude 4.4 at 208 km depth

12 Jan 05:03 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 16 minutes.
12 Jan 05:23: Profondeur recalculée de 209.0 à 208.0 km (de 130 à 129 mi).
Update Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 05:09
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake 34 km southeast of Jurm, Afghanistan
4.4 quake 12 Jan 9:17 am (GMT +4:30)
4.4 quake 12 Jan 9:17 am (GMT +4:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred only 22 minutes ago 34 km southeast of Jurm, Afghanistan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 209 km beneath the epicenter near Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, in the morning on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 8:47 am 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.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Jurm (pop. 12,100, 34 km away), Ashkāsham (pop. 12,100, 45 km away), Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000, 53 km away), and Fayzabad (pop. 44,400, 70 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 12 Jan 2021 04:47:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: mardi, 12 janv. 2021 09:17 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.4
Profondeur: 208.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.61°N / 71.04°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km SSE de Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
45 km O de Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
53 km OSO de Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tadjikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km SE de Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km E de Tâloqân (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
195 km E de Kondôz (Kunduz) (pop: 161,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
249 km NNE de Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
287 km NE de Kaboul (Kabul) (pop: 3,043,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
293 km SE de Douchanbé (Dushanbe, Tadjikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
369 km NNO de Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -5.3°C (23 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.4208 km29 Km SSE of Jurm, AfghanistanUSGS

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