Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Yamgān, 86 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2021-05-10 13:34:23 IST -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Yamgān, 86 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 2021-05-10 13:34:23 IST

Séisme faible magnitude 4.3 at 174 km depth

10 May 08:12 UTC: Premier à signaler: NCS après 8 minutes.
10 May 08:16: Magnitude recalculée de 4.6 à 4.3. Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 174.0 km (de 6.2 à 108 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 37 km (23 mi) au ENE.
Update Mon, 10 May 2021, 08:18
Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake 86 km southeast of Fayzabad, Afghanistan
4.3 quake 10 May 12:34 pm (GMT +4:30)
4.3 quake 10 May 12:34 pm (GMT +4:30)
Just 14 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. The tremor was recorded around noon on Monday 10 May 2021 at 12:04 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 174 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, 50 km away), Jurm (pop. 12,100, 50 km away), Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000, 58 km away), and Fayzabad (pop. 44,400, 86 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 10 May 2021 08:04:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2021-05-10 13:34:23 IST
Magnitude: 4.3
Profondeur: 174.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.45°N / 71.06°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km OSO de Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
50 km SSE de Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
58 km OSO de Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tadjikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
86 km SSE de Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
140 km ESE de Tâloqân (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
199 km E de Kondôz (Kunduz) (pop: 161,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
232 km NNE de Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
274 km NE de Kaboul (Kabul) (pop: 3,043,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
307 km SE de Douchanbé (Dushanbe, Tadjikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
353 km NNO de Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 5.9°C (43 F), humidity: 38%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
Mag.ProfondeurLieuSource
4.3174 kmAfghanisthan, AfghanistanNCS
4.3125 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.3125 km42 Km WSW of Ashkāsham, AfghanistanUSGS

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