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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:48 am (GMT +4:30) -

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Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:48 am (GMT +4:30) Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 66 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:48 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 209 km depth

13 May 22:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
13 May 22:41: Now using data updates from USGS
Update Fri, 13 May 2022, 22:30
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
4.2 quake 14 May 2:48 am (GMT +4:30)
4.2 quake 14 May 2:48 am (GMT +4:30)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred early morning on Saturday, May 14th, 2022, at 2:18 am local time near Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate to considerable depth of 206 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.2 as well. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 5.0.
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, 29 km away), Ishqoshim (pop. 26,000, 36 km away), Jurm (pop. 12,100, 39 km away), Faizabad (pop. 44,400, 73 km away), and Khorugh (pop. 30,000, 94 km away), the quake was probably not felt.

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Earthquake data

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Date & time: May 13, 2022 22:18:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2:48 am (GMT +4:30)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 208.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.6894°N / 71.0946°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.689°S / 108.905°W
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Khorugh (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 2.9°C (37 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.DepthLocationSource
4.3209 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionUSGS
4.3200 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.3209 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionRaspberryShake
4.2206 km30 Km SE of Jurm, AfghanistanGFZ
4.2180 kmAfghanistanNCS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Kabul / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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