Sismo leggero mag. 4.3 - Rustāq, Takhar, 51 km a ovest da Fayzabad, Afghanistan, venerdí, 07 maggio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.3 - Rustāq, Takhar, 51 km a ovest da Fayzabad, Afghanistan, venerdí, 07 maggio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.3 at 238 km depth

7 May 09:33 UTC: Primo a segnalare: NCS dopo 8 minuti.
7 May 09:36: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.4 a 4.3. Profondità ricalcolata da 275.4 a 238.0 km (da 171 a 148 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 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:

Data & ora: 7 May 2021 09:25:27 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, 7 May 2021 13:55 (GMT +4:30)
Magnitudine: 4.3
Profondità: 238.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 37.22°N / 70.02°E (Rustāq, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km ENE da Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
50 km ENE da Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
52 km SSE da Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon, Tagikistan) (pop: 19,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km ESE da Farkhor (Khatlon, Tagikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
69 km NE da Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
73 km SSE da Hulbuk (Khatlon, Tagikistan) (pop: 21,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
80 km SSE da Kŭlob (Khatlon, Tagikistan) (pop: 78,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
182 km SE da Dušhanbe (Dushanbe, Tagikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
265 km ENE da Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
309 km NNE da Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 12.2°C (54 F), humidity: 63%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Fonte dati primaria: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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4.3238 kmAfghanistanNCS

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