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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 0.7 km northwest of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023 at 4:59 am (GMT +4:30) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 0.7 km northwest of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023 at 4:59 am (GMT +4:30) Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 0.7 km northwest of Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023 at 4:59 am (GMT +4:30)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

21 Mar 01:24 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 55 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 21, 2023 00:29:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Mar 21, 2023 at 4:59 am (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.87°N / 70.83°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.87°S / 109.17°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities1 km (0 mi) NNW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
35 km (22 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (44 mi) WNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ENE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) SW of Khorugh (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
300 km (187 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 5.1°C (41 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.010 kmHINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN, REGIONKNDC

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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