Information about the earthquake: mag of light. 4.2 earthquake
Light 4.2 magnitude earthquake 30 km deep
November 12 09:40 UTC: First to report: NCS after 5 minutes.
November 12 09:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2. Depth of the hypocenter recalculated from 110.3 to 30.0 km (69 to 18.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected 76 km (47 mi) towards WNW.
Updated Fri 12 Nov 2021, 09:45
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake strikes near Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
4.4 earthquake November 12 14:35 (GMT +5)
The earthquake struck an intermediate depth of 110.3 km below the epicenter near Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, in the early afternoon on Friday, November 12, 2021 at 2:35 p.m. local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter and depth of the quake could be revised in the coming hours or minutes, as seismologists review the data and refine their calculations, or when other agencies release their report.
Cities near the epicenter where the earthquake could have been felt as very weak tremors include Khandūd (5,500 inhabitants) located 42 km from the epicenter, Ishqoshim (26,000 inhabitants) 89 km and Ashkāsham (12,100 inhabitants ) 95 km one way.
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Date and hour : November 12, 2021 09:35:05 UTC –
Local time at epicenter: Friday November 12, 2021 2:35 p.m. (GMT +5)
Depth: 30.0 km
Latitude / longitude of epicenter: 37 ° N / 71.87 ° E↗ (Gorno-Badakhchan, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 37 ° S / 108.13 ° W↗
Nearby towns and villages:
38 km (24 mi) northeast of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) -> See earthquakes nearby!
40 km (25 mi) west of Khandûd (Badakhchan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520) -> Watch the earthquakes nearby!
46 km (29 mi) northeast of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) -> See nearby earthquakes!
115 km (72 mi) east of Faizabad (Badakhchan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
173 km (107 mi) NNW of Thal (Upper Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) (pop: 29,300) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
210 km (130 mi) east of Taloqan (Takhar, Afghanistan) (pop: 64,300) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
245 km (152 mi) NNE of Assad-Abad (Kunar, Afghanistan) (pop: 48,400) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
251 km (156 mi) north of Mingora (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan) (pop: 279,900) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
314 km (195 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar, Afghanistan) (pop: 200,300) -> See earthquakes nearby!
367 km (228 mi) northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500) -> Observe the earthquakes nearby!
Clear sky -7.5 ° C (19 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 0 m / s (1 kts) from SE
Main data source: NCS (National Center for Seismology)
Estimated energy released: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tonnes of TNT) More info
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