Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 37 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT +4:30) -

Updated: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 00:54 GMT -
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Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 37 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT +4:30) Moderate mag. 3.9 earthquake - Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 37 km southwest of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan, on Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT +4:30)

Moderate magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

6 Aug 11:28 UTC: First to report: NCS after 18 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 6, 2022 11:10:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 3:40 pm (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.9
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.57°N / 71.25°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.57°S / 108.75°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities28 km (18 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
85 km (53 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (96 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
191 km (119 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
295 km (183 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 14.9°C (59 F), humidity: 22%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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101 years ago
7.8

240 km
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113 years ago
7.7

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17 years ago
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7.5

212 km
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Mar 4, 1949 10:19
73 years ago
7.5

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Jul 29, 1985 07:54
37 years ago
7.4

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Dec 30, 1983 23:52
39 years ago
7.4

215 km
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Mar 14, 1965 15:53
57 years ago
7.4

208 km
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Feb 18, 1911 18:41
112 years ago
7.3

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Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

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Aug 9, 1993 12:42
29 years ago
7.0

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Jan 31, 1991 23:03
32 years ago
6.9

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Jul 14, 1991 09:09
31 years ago
6.7

213 km
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Jul 6, 1962 23:05
60 years ago
6.7

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6 years ago
6.6

210 km
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14 years ago
6.6

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Apr 5, 2004 21:24
18 years ago
6.6

187 km
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24 years ago
6.6

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6.6

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56 years ago
6.6

216 km
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59 years ago
6.6

196 km
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17 years ago
6.5

225 km
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23 years ago
6.5

228 km
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6.5

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211 km
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59 years ago
6.5

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104 years ago
6.5

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Oct 8, 2005 10:46
17 years ago
6.4

8 km
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Feb 20, 1998 12:18
24 years ago
6.4

236 km
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Aug 9, 1993 11:38
29 years ago
6.4

204 km
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32 years ago
6.4

217 km
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6.4

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32 years ago
6.3

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110 km
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6.3

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6.2

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6.2

202 km
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6.2

209 km
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41 years ago
6.2

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6.2

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Nov 12, 1972 17:56
50 years ago
6.2

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50 years ago
6.2

30 km
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Jan 20, 1972 11:36
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6.2

212 km
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6.2

206 km
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6.1

212 km
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Jan 31, 2018 07:07
5 years ago
6.1

187 km
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Mar 25, 2002 14:56
20 years ago
6.1

8 km
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21 years ago
6.1

107 km
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35 years ago
6.1

95 km
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Feb 1, 1984 14:22
39 years ago
6.1

33 km
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Jan 27, 1984 13:01
39 years ago
6.1

172 km
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Nov 24, 1969 17:23
53 years ago
6.1

115 km
71km / 44mi44 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 2, 1957 21:27
65 years ago
6.1

212 km
18km / 11miZebak, 43 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2019 11:39
3 years ago
6.0

204 km
63km / 39mi44 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 24, 2011 02:45
12 years ago
6.0

110 km
246km / 153miGorno-Badakhshan, 350 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Jan 25, 1967 01:50
56 years ago
6.0

273 km
37km / 23mi1.5 km SE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 2, 1965 15:56
58 years ago
6.0

15 km
207km / 129miGorno-Badakhshan, 408 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 10, 2015 10:05
7 years ago
5.9

225 km
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May 14, 2011 21:07
11 years ago
5.9

207 km
48km / 30miYamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2003 11:46
19 years ago
5.9

114 km
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Mar 21, 1998 18:22
24 years ago
5.9

228 km
101km / 63miTagāb, Badakhshan, 95 km E of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 1998 14:33
25 years ago
5.9

33 km
118km / 73miRustāq, 24 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 14, 1996 08:01
26 years ago
5.9

120 km
76km / 47miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 130 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 1995 03:35
27 years ago
5.9

187 km
34km / 21miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 25, 1988 21:28
34 years ago
5.9

212 km
51km / 32miYamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 1986 14:15
36 years ago
5.9

187 km
15km / 9miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 1981 08:02
41 years ago
5.9

96 km
29km / 18miZebak, 113 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 1978 15:22
44 years ago
5.9

227 km
6km / 4miWurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 16, 1972 12:43
50 years ago
5.9

116 km
162km / 101miParīān, 48 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 1972 06:49
50 years ago
5.9

107 km
27km / 17miZebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 1971 00:24
51 years ago
5.9

202 km
43km / 27miYamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 1969 06:30
53 years ago
5.9

193 km
39km / 24miYamgān, 55 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 1954 16:06
69 years ago
5.9

15 km
134km / 83mi98 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 22, 1934 19:56
88 years ago
5.9

20 km
69km / 43miBahārak, 29 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 2019 00:45
3 years ago
5.8

226 km
98km / 61miBadakhshan, 28 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2012 17:50
10 years ago
5.8

116 km
116km / 72miBadakhshan, 46 km NW of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2012 14:00
10 years ago
5.8

190 km
34km / 21mi41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2011 09:49
11 years ago
5.8

190 km
30km / 19miYamgān, 42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2008 03:37
14 years ago
5.8

151 km
25km / 16miYamgān, 52 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2008 05:47
14 years ago
5.8

192 km
30km / 18miYamgān, 43 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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