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Past earthquakes in Balkh, Afghanistan: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 27, 2022 16:45 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 5
  • 15 quakes between magnitude 4 and 5
  • 20 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 11 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 6 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Balkh was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 5.2, 15 quakes between 4.0 and 5.0, 20 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 11 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 6 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 5.2 | 5.6 km NW of Balkh, Afghanistan -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (53 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
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Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 8:00 am (GMT +4:30) (Dec 30, 2021 03:30 GMT)
3.1

10 km
AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION MoreMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 29, 2021 2:21 pm (GMT +5) (Dec 29, 2021 09:21 GMT)
1.6

10 km
AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION MoreMap
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 6:12 am (GMT +5) (Dec 26, 2021 01:12 GMT)
2.0

10 km
AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION MoreMap
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 2:50 am (GMT +4:30) (Dec 21, 2021 22:20 GMT)
3.6

93 km
Afghanistan MoreMap
Dec 21, 2021 9:20 pm (GMT +4:30) (Dec 21, 2021 16:50 GMT)
3.6

93 km
Afghanistan MoreMap
Friday, December 10, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 10, 2021 9:28 pm (GMT +4:30) (Dec 10, 2021 16:58 GMT)
3.2

10 km
AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION MoreMap
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 4:31 pm (GMT +4:30) (Dec 9, 2021 12:01 GMT)
2.3

10 km
AFGHANISTAN-TAJIKISTAN BORDER REGION MoreMap
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 2, 2021 10:27 pm (GMT +4:30) (Dec 2, 2021 17:57 GMT)
3.9

134 km
Afghanistan MoreMap
2021-12-02 17:57:06 IST (Dec 2, 2021 12:27 GMT)
3.9

134 km
Afghanistan MoreMap
Friday, November 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 26, 2021 9:26 pm (GMT +4:30) (Nov 26, 2021 16:56 GMT)
4.5

397 km
214km NNW of Kabul , Afghanistan MoreMap
Friday, November 19, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 19, 2021 3:09 pm (GMT +4:30) (Nov 19, 2021 10:39 GMT)
4.3

150 km
Afghanistan MoreMap
Monday, November 15, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 16, 2021 1:31 am (GMT +4:30) (Nov 15, 2021 21:01 GMT)
4.6

146 km
171km NNW of Kabul , Afghanistan MoreMap
Monday, October 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 25, 2021 7:17 pm (GMT +4:30) (Oct 25, 2021 14:47 GMT)
4.4

20 km
CENTRAL AFGHANISTAN MoreMap
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 12, 2021 7:21 am (GMT +4:30) (Oct 12, 2021 02:51 GMT)
3.0

10 km
HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGION MoreMap
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Oct 5, 2021 12:30 pm (GMT +4:30) (Oct 5, 2021 08:00 GMT)
5.2

43 km
Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 4 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 29, 2021 10:59 pm (GMT +4:30) (Sep 29, 2021 18:29 GMT)
4.8

123 km
179km NNW of Kabul , Afghanistan MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.2 x 1012 joules (2.28 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1958 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy

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