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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km east of Khorugh, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:53 am (GMT +5) -

Updated: Jan 26, 2023 22:11 GMT -
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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km east of Khorugh, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:53 am (GMT +5) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 63 km east of Khorugh, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Thursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:53 am (GMT +5)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 192 km depth

25 Jan 22:11 UTC: First to report: NCS after 18 minutes.
25 Jan 22:26: Now using data updates from USGS
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Earthquake details

Date & timeJan 25, 2023 21:53:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jan 26, 2023 at 2:53 am (GMT +5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth191.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.507°N / 72.2651°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Antipode37.507°S / 107.735°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities62 km (39 mi) N of Khandūd (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) E of Khorugh (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
104 km (65 mi) NNE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
155 km (96 mi) ENE of Faizabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
223 km (139 mi) E of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
226 km (140 mi) E of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
233 km (145 mi) E of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
326 km (203 mi) ESE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -25.5°C (-14 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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
4.0192 kmTajikistan: 61 Km N of Khandūd, AfghanistanUSGS
4.1180 kmTajikistanNCS
4.0192 kmTAJIKISTANEMSC
4.0192 kmTajikistanRaspberryShake
4.010 kmTajikistanIRIS
3.4208 kmTAJIKISTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REGIONKNDC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (BTK/KR network) | Distance from quake: 310 km / 193 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Batken, Kyrgyzstan: 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. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
Nov 15, 1921 20:36
101 years ago
7.8

240 km
200km / 125miKuran Wa Munjan, 102 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 1909 21:37
114 years ago
7.7

200 km
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Oct 26, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
7.5

212 km
175km / 109mi52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 10, 1949 03:53
74 years ago
7.5

20 km
221km / 137mi47 km E of Rasht, Republican Subordination, TajikistanMore
Mar 4, 1949 10:19
74 years ago
7.5

229 km
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Mar 3, 2002 12:08
21 years ago
7.4

226 km
194km / 120miTagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1985 07:54
38 years ago
7.4

99 km
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Dec 30, 1983 23:52
39 years ago
7.4

215 km
185km / 115miYamgān, 84 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 1965 15:53
58 years ago
7.4

208 km
184km / 114miYamgān, 52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 21, 1907 04:23
115 years ago
7.4

20 km
237km / 147mi25 km NE of Rasht, Republican Subordination, TajikistanMore
Aug 11, 1974 01:13
48 years ago
7.3

9 km
256km / 159mi185 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Feb 18, 1911 18:41
112 years ago
7.3

15 km
97km / 60miGorno-Badakhshan, 336 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Dec 7, 2015 07:50
7 years ago
7.2

11 km
90km / 56miGorno-Badakhshan, 365 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 12:42
29 years ago
7.0

215 km
177km / 110miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 1991 23:03
32 years ago
6.9

142 km
235km / 146miKuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 140 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Jul 10, 1949 16:24
74 years ago
6.9

20 km
207km / 129miRepublican Subordination, 215 km E of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, TajikistanMore
Nov 1, 1978 19:48
44 years ago
6.8

40 km
207km / 129mi132 km S of Osh, KyrgyzstanMore
Sep 27, 1944 16:25
78 years ago
6.8

20 km
273km / 170mi118 km SW of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Oct 5, 2008 15:52
14 years ago
6.7

27 km
263km / 163mi186 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Jul 14, 1991 09:09
32 years ago
6.7

213 km
166km / 103miZebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 1962 23:05
61 years ago
6.7

216 km
202km / 125miTagāb, Badakhshan, 51 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 10, 1949 15:49
74 years ago
6.7

20 km
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Nov 25, 2016 14:24
6 years ago
6.6

10 km
242km / 150mi176 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 10, 2016 10:28
7 years ago
6.6

210 km
149km / 93mi37 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 2009 20:23
14 years ago
6.6

205 km
181km / 113miYamgān, 50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 5, 2004 21:24
19 years ago
6.6

187 km
156km / 97miYamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 1998 06:22
25 years ago
6.6

33 km
196km / 122miShahr-e Buzurg, Badakhshan, 25 km E of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 1966 07:46
57 years ago
6.6

216 km
152km / 95miZebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 1964 14:09
59 years ago
6.6

196 km
164km / 102miYamgān, 44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 12, 2005 21:47
17 years ago
6.5

225 km
165km / 103miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 8, 1999 16:45
23 years ago
6.5

228 km
142km / 89miZebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 1997 14:13
26 years ago
6.5

196 km
169km / 105miYamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 1974 05:12
49 years ago
6.5

211 km
185km / 115miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 16, 1963 15:43
59 years ago
6.5

35 km
165km / 102mi82 km NW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Aug 29, 1963 08:53
59 years ago
6.5

15 km
296km / 184mi154 km W of Kashgar, Xinjiang, ChinaMore
Apr 20, 1941 17:38
82 years ago
6.5

20 km
241km / 150mi21 km NE of Rasht, Republican Subordination, TajikistanMore
Aug 31, 1934 14:57
88 years ago
6.5

15 km
200km / 124mi52 km E of Rasht, Republican Subordination, TajikistanMore
Dec 1, 1918 02:35
104 years ago
6.5

20 km
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Jun 26, 2016 11:17
7 years ago
6.4

10 km
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Feb 20, 1998 12:18
25 years ago
6.4

236 km
155km / 96miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 9, 1993 11:38
29 years ago
6.4

204 km
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Jul 13, 1990 14:20
33 years ago
6.4

217 km
179km / 111miYamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 2, 1985 07:46
38 years ago
6.4

120 km
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Feb 16, 1984 17:18
39 years ago
6.4

208 km
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7 years ago
6.3

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Sep 17, 2010 19:21
12 years ago
6.3

220 km
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Nov 20, 2002 21:32
20 years ago
6.3

33 km
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Jul 17, 2000 22:53
23 years ago
6.3

141 km
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May 12, 2000 23:10
23 years ago
6.3

108 km
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Dec 17, 1997 05:51
25 years ago
6.3

207 km
182km / 113miYamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 1995 09:30
27 years ago
6.3

223 km
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Jun 30, 1994 09:23
29 years ago
6.3

227 km
166km / 103miZebak, 101 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 18, 1993 05:02
29 years ago
6.3

113 km
135km / 84miChitrāl, Pakistan, 34 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 25, 1990 14:17
33 years ago
6.3

33 km
80km / 50mi56 km E of Khandūd, Wākhān, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 1990 05:16
33 years ago
6.3

110 km
103km / 64miShuhadā, 60 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 6, 1988 09:03
34 years ago
6.3

195 km
159km / 99miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 2, 1981 16:04
42 years ago
6.3

229 km
166km / 103miZebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 1972 15:29
51 years ago
6.3

24 km
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Mar 6, 1955 20:55
68 years ago
6.3

125 km
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Oct 8, 1935 09:19
87 years ago
6.3

20 km
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5 years ago
6.2

103 km
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Oct 29, 2009 17:44
13 years ago
6.2

210 km
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13 years ago
6.2

186 km
161km / 100miYamgān, 40 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 3, 2007 03:35
16 years ago
6.2

222 km
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Jan 3, 2002 07:05
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129 km
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Feb 25, 2001 02:21
22 years ago
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203 km
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Mar 5, 1990 20:47
33 years ago
6.2

12 km
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May 5, 1987 15:40
36 years ago
6.2

202 km
182km / 113miYamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 1983 15:42
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6.2

209 km
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Sep 12, 1981 07:15
41 years ago
6.2

33 km
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Nov 12, 1972 17:56
50 years ago
6.2

115 km
124km / 77mi72 km W of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 3, 1972 16:48
50 years ago
6.2

30 km
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Jan 20, 1972 11:36
51 years ago
6.2

212 km
179km / 111miYamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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6.1

212 km
179km / 111mi42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 2018 07:07
5 years ago
6.1

187 km
165km / 103mi37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 2001 20:43
21 years ago
6.1

107 km
141km / 88miZebak, 32 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 3, 1987 11:00
35 years ago
6.1

95 km
138km / 86miZebak, 27 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 26, 1984 20:22
38 years ago
6.1

33 km
201km / 125miRepublican Subordination, 124 km SE of Isfara, Viloyati Sughd, TajikistanMore
Jan 27, 1984 13:01
39 years ago
6.1

172 km
166km / 103miYamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 1979 03:50
43 years ago
6.1

229 km
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Dec 20, 2019 11:39
3 years ago
6.0

204 km
186km / 116mi44 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 24, 2011 02:45
12 years ago
6.0

110 km
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Jan 5, 2023 14:25
3 weeks ago
5.9

194 km
179km / 111mi70 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 10, 2015 10:05
7 years ago
5.9

225 km
146km / 91mi34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 14, 2011 21:07
12 years ago
5.9

207 km
182km / 113miYamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 1995 03:35
28 years ago
5.9

187 km
169km / 105miYamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 25, 1988 21:28
34 years ago
5.9

212 km
184km / 114miYamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 1986 14:15
37 years ago
5.9

187 km
152km / 94miYamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 1981 08:02
42 years ago
5.9

96 km
151km / 94miZebak, 113 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 1978 15:22
45 years ago
5.9

227 km
132km / 82miWurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 1972 06:49
51 years ago
5.9

107 km
145km / 90miZebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 1971 00:24
52 years ago
5.9

202 km
178km / 110miYamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 1969 06:30
54 years ago
5.9

193 km
176km / 109miYamgān, 55 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 1954 16:06
69 years ago
5.9

15 km
24km / 15mi98 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 22, 1934 19:56
89 years ago
5.9

20 km
128km / 79miBahārak, 29 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 12, 2021 17:01
1 year 50 weeks ago
5.8

100 km
138km / 86mi29 km SW of Murghab, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 12, 2012 14:00
11 years ago
5.8

190 km
167km / 103mi41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2011 09:49
12 years ago
5.8

190 km
164km / 102miYamgān, 42 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 29, 2008 03:37
14 years ago
5.8

151 km
163km / 101miYamgān, 52 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2008 05:47
14 years ago
5.8

192 km
164km / 102miYamgān, 43 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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