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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Badakhshan, 222 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:22 am (GMT +4:30) -

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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Badakhshan, 222 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:22 am (GMT +4:30) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - Badakhshan, 222 km northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Friday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:22 am (GMT +4:30)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 122 km depth

23 Sep 00:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
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Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 22, 2022 23:52:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Sep 23, 2022 at 4:22 am (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.4
Depth122.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.9341°N / 70.908°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode35.934°S / 109.092°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities57 km (35 mi) N of Pārūn (Wama, Nuristan) (pop: 1000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) N of Assad-Abad (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
135 km (84 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
144 km (89 mi) ENE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
152 km (94 mi) SE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (107 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
222 km (138 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 9.4°C (49 F), humidity: 59%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.4122 km56 Km N of Pārūn, AfghanistanUSGS
4.433 kmHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
4.410 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanIRIS
4.4122 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanRaspberryShake
4.3120 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanNCS
4.2140 kmAfghanistan: PakistanGFZ

Seismograms

Seismic station: Kabul, Afghanistan (KBL/IU network) | Distance from quake: 230 km / 143 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Kabul, Afghanistan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Nov 15, 1921 20:36
101 years ago
7.8

240 km
35km / 22miKuran Wa Munjan, 102 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 1909 21:37
113 years ago
7.7

200 km
85km / 53miMandōl, Nuristan, 67 km E of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 03:50
17 years ago
7.6

26 km
289km / 179mi22 km NE of Muzaffarabad, Muzaffarābād, Azad Kashmir, PakistanMore
Oct 26, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
7.5

212 km
52km / 32mi52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 4, 1949 10:19
74 years ago
7.5

229 km
72km / 45miYamgān, 36 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 12:08
21 years ago
7.4

226 km
74km / 46miTagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1985 07:54
37 years ago
7.4

99 km
28km / 18miKuran Wa Munjan, 107 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 1983 23:52
39 years ago
7.4

215 km
51km / 32miYamgān, 84 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 1965 15:53
58 years ago
7.4

208 km
55km / 34miYamgān, 52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

11 km
302km / 188miGorno-Badakhshan, 365 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 12:42
29 years ago
7.0

215 km
50km / 31miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 1991 23:03
32 years ago
6.9

142 km
44km / 27miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 140 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Jul 14, 1991 09:09
31 years ago
6.7

213 km
48km / 30miZebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 1962 23:05
60 years ago
6.7

216 km
73km / 46miTagāb, Badakhshan, 51 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2016 10:28
6 years ago
6.6

210 km
65km / 40mi37 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2009 20:23
14 years ago
6.6

205 km
56km / 35miYamgān, 50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 5, 2004 21:24
18 years ago
6.6

187 km
65km / 41miYamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 1998 06:22
24 years ago
6.6

33 km
149km / 92miShahr-e Buzurg, Badakhshan, 25 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 1982 00:40
40 years ago
6.6

36 km
172km / 107miNahrīn, 27 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 1966 07:46
56 years ago
6.6

216 km
61km / 38miZebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 1964 14:09
59 years ago
6.6

196 km
61km / 38miYamgān, 44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 12, 2005 21:47
17 years ago
6.5

225 km
50km / 31miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 8, 1999 16:45
23 years ago
6.5

228 km
72km / 45miZebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 1997 14:13
25 years ago
6.5

196 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 1974 05:12
48 years ago
6.5

211 km
48km / 30miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 16, 1956 08:37
66 years ago
6.5

10 km
243km / 151miJājī, Paktya Province, 20 km S of Hazro, Azrah, Logar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2005 10:46
17 years ago
6.4

8 km
240km / 149mi9.4 km NE of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Feb 20, 1998 12:18
25 years ago
6.4

236 km
63km / 39miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 11:38
29 years ago
6.4

204 km
59km / 36miYamgān, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 13, 1990 14:20
32 years ago
6.4

217 km
55km / 34miYamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 2, 1985 07:46
37 years ago
6.4

120 km
29km / 18miKuran Wa Munjan, 106 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 16, 1984 17:18
39 years ago
6.4

208 km
56km / 35miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2015 19:14
7 years ago
6.3

204 km
62km / 39mi41 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 17, 2010 19:21
12 years ago
6.3

220 km
58km / 36miYamgān, 47 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 17, 2000 22:53
22 years ago
6.3

141 km
39km / 24miKuran Wa Munjan, 98 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2000 23:10
22 years ago
6.3

108 km
23km / 14miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 127 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Dec 17, 1997 05:51
25 years ago
6.3

207 km
52km / 32miYamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 1995 09:30
27 years ago
6.3

223 km
72km / 45miTagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 30, 1994 09:23
28 years ago
6.3

227 km
48km / 30miZebak, 101 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 18, 1993 05:02
29 years ago
6.3

113 km
82km / 51miChitrāl, Pakistan, 34 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 25, 1990 14:17
33 years ago
6.3

33 km
219km / 136mi56 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 1990 05:16
33 years ago
6.3

110 km
128km / 79miShuhadā, 60 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 6, 1988 09:03
34 years ago
6.3

195 km
60km / 37miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 2, 1981 16:04
41 years ago
6.3

229 km
49km / 31miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 1972 15:29
50 years ago
6.3

24 km
117km / 73miGuz̄argāh-e Nūr, 89 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1962 20:57
60 years ago
6.3

35 km
178km / 111miBūrkah, 33 km NE of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 1955 20:55
68 years ago
6.3

125 km
293km / 182miGorno-Badakhshan, 353 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
May 9, 2018 10:41
4 years ago
6.2

103 km
126km / 79mi82 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 29, 2009 17:44
13 years ago
6.2

210 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 54 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 22, 2009 19:51
13 years ago
6.2

186 km
65km / 40miYamgān, 40 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 3, 2007 03:35
16 years ago
6.2

222 km
61km / 38miYamgān, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2002 07:05
21 years ago
6.2

129 km
26km / 16miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 2001 02:21
22 years ago
6.2

203 km
55km / 34miYamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1990 20:47
33 years ago
6.2

12 km
218km / 135mi63 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 1987 15:40
35 years ago
6.2

202 km
64km / 40miYamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1983 15:42
39 years ago
6.2

209 km
65km / 40miYamgān, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1981 07:15
41 years ago
6.2

33 km
244km / 151miDiamer, 60 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Dec 28, 1974 12:11
48 years ago
6.2

22 km
203km / 126miLower Kohistan District, 44 km N of Battagram, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Sep 3, 1972 16:48
50 years ago
6.2

30 km
226km / 140miGhizer District, 89 km NW of Lulu sard Island, Gilgit-Baltistan, PakistanMore
Jan 20, 1972 11:36
51 years ago
6.2

212 km
49km / 31miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 1969 19:33
54 years ago
6.2

206 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 53 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 2, 2019 12:04
4 years ago
6.1

212 km
66km / 41mi42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 2018 07:07
5 years ago
6.1

187 km
66km / 41mi37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 25, 2002 14:56
21 years ago
6.1

8 km
144km / 90miKhwājah Hijrān, 16 km E of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 2001 20:43
21 years ago
6.1

107 km
74km / 46miZebak, 32 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 3, 1987 11:00
35 years ago
6.1

95 km
75km / 46miZebak, 27 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 1, 1984 14:22
39 years ago
6.1

33 km
152km / 94miQarghah’ī, Laghman, 21 km N of Jalalabad, Nangarhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 27, 1984 13:01
39 years ago
6.1

172 km
52km / 32miYamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 1979 03:50
43 years ago
6.1

229 km
92km / 57miTagāb, Badakhshan, 61 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Nov 24, 1969 17:23
53 years ago
6.1

115 km
148km / 92mi44 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 2, 1957 21:27
65 years ago
6.1

212 km
60km / 37miZebak, 43 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2019 11:39
3 years ago
6.0

204 km
75km / 46mi44 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 25, 1967 01:50
56 years ago
6.0

273 km
108km / 67mi1.5 km SE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 2, 1965 15:56
58 years ago
6.0

15 km
274km / 170miGorno-Badakhshan, 408 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 10, 2015 10:05
7 years ago
5.9

225 km
67km / 42mi34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 14, 2011 21:07
11 years ago
5.9

207 km
55km / 34miYamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2003 11:46
20 years ago
5.9

114 km
29km / 18miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 122 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Apr 12, 2002 04:00
20 years ago
5.9

10 km
134km / 83miKhōst wa Firing, 67 km E of Baghlan, Baghlān-e Jadīd, Baghlan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 1998 18:22
25 years ago
5.9

228 km
89km / 55miTagāb, Badakhshan, 95 km E of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 1998 14:33
25 years ago
5.9

33 km
147km / 91miRustāq, 24 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 14, 1996 08:01
26 years ago
5.9

120 km
22km / 14miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 130 km SE of Taloqan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 1995 03:35
27 years ago
5.9

187 km
58km / 36miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 25, 1988 21:28
34 years ago
5.9

212 km
58km / 36miYamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 1986 14:15
36 years ago
5.9

187 km
65km / 40miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 1981 08:02
42 years ago
5.9

96 km
63km / 39miZebak, 113 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 1978 15:22
44 years ago
5.9

227 km
83km / 52miWurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 16, 1972 12:43
50 years ago
5.9

116 km
100km / 62miParīān, 48 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 1972 06:49
50 years ago
5.9

107 km
69km / 43miZebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 1971 00:24
51 years ago
5.9

202 km
54km / 33miYamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 1969 06:30
53 years ago
5.9

193 km
48km / 30miYamgān, 55 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 22, 1934 19:56
88 years ago
5.9

20 km
132km / 82miBahārak, 29 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 2019 00:45
3 years ago
5.8

226 km
93km / 58miBadakhshan, 28 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2012 17:50
10 years ago
5.8

116 km
42km / 26miBadakhshan, 46 km NW of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2012 14:00
10 years ago
5.8

190 km
63km / 39mi41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2011 09:49
12 years ago
5.8

190 km
62km / 39miYamgān, 42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2008 03:37
14 years ago
5.8

151 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 52 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2008 05:47
14 years ago
5.8

192 km
62km / 38miYamgān, 43 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 12, 2004 22:45
19 years ago
5.8

218 km
53km / 33miYamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 25, 1990 04:53
32 years ago
5.8

114 km
98km / 61miNūrgarām, Nuristan, 77 km N of Jalalabad, Nangarhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 22, 1984 18:00
38 years ago
5.8

137 km
43km / 27miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 138 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
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