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Earthquake of Magnitude 5.1 jolts Jammu and Kashmir




Earthquake of Magnitude 5.1 jolts Jammu and Kashmir

Magnitude: 5.1
Date & time: Jan 01, 2022, 06:45 p.m.
Depth: 221.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.59°N / 71.18°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.59°S / 108.82°W

Nearby towns and cities:

400km NW of Gulmarg
426km NW of Srinagar

Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast, -16.5°C, humidity: 83%, wind: 6 kts from S

Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)

Via: Kashmir Weather

Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 10¹² joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT)

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