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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Sunday, 10 April 2016

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 37 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 10:28 GMT

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 37 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 10:28 GMT Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 37 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 10:28 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 210 km depth

10 Apr 10:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Apr 10 10:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 203.0 to 201.0 km.
Apr 10 10:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 201.0 to 198.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 198.0 to 204.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 204.0 to 205.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 205.0 to 207.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 207.0 to 210.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 210.0 to 209.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 209.0 to 210.0 km.
Apr 10 12:28: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.6.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 10, 2016 10:28:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.6
Depth210.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.46°N / 71.22°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.46°S / 108.78°W
Shaking intensityModerate shaking
Felt41 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearby towns and cities37 km (23 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
57 km (35 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
93 km (58 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
154 km (95 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
190 km (118 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
284 km (176 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
316 km (196 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
347 km (216 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
368 km (229 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.6210 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
6.6221 km HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTANEMSC
6.6210 km- 39km WSW of Ashkasham, AfghanistanUSGS
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mumbai / not felt
Gurgaon, India / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : On the 11th floor and felt prolonged swinging from side to side, whilst in a sitting position. Bedside table was rattling back and forward.   
Dina (439.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Its Imran Bukhari here...that time i was sleeping on sofa i felt strongly shaking of earth....shah hori uth ke nasse fer...saadi te durki hi lag gai...main kaya nus o malangi.. (reported through our app)  
Karsh, Uzbeksitan / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Jaipur / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
kokand / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Rawalpindi / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Thanks Allah every thing is fine   
Gurgaon (1046.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Apartment at 17th Floor in Gurgaon  
Defence, Lahore Cantt (620.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Someone said it's earthquake. I didn't felt but after came out seen every one is out building glass shaking & wires were moving. Allah O Akbar (reported through our app)  
islamabad / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Gulmarg (393.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : like a strong hit   
Lucknow / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lahore pakistan / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Horrible  
lahore (622.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Islamabad / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lahore, pakistan (620.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Baramulla, Kashmir / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Horrible experience for my family.. Was showering didn't felt much personally   
Lahore, Pakistan (625.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Rawalpindi / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Noida / Light shaking (MMI IV)
chandigarh (816.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Tashkent / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tashkent?Uzbekistan / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Два толчка с сильным грохотом и продолжительной вибрацией.Все живы,здоровы,надеюсь так везде.  
Lahore Cantt (627.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : People came out from the buildings. (reported through our app)  
Kabul (278.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Lahore (618.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Lahore Cantt (627.1 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : People came out from the buildings. (reported through our app)  
mansehra,pakistan (299.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
lahore (621.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (59 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 6, 2016 23:15
6 years ago
4.4

113 km
51 km S of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 1, 2016 19:26
6 years ago
4.2

119 km
72 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 26, 2016 00:13
6 years ago
4.4

219 km
26 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 24, 2016 12:28
6 years ago
4.2

160 km
64 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 16, 2016 06:33
6 years ago
4.2

195 km
57 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 14, 2016 11:26
6 years ago
4.3

223 km
34 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 2016 18:20
6 years ago
4.3

132 km
48 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 2, 2016 06:12
6 years ago
4.4

100 km
Badakhshan, 80 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 2016 20:15
6 years ago
4.0

200 km
29 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 2016 08:48
6 years ago
4.3

203 km
45 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 28, 2016 16:57
6 years ago
4.3

115 km
41 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 22, 2016 11:01
6 years ago
4.4

92 km
72 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 16, 2016 22:35
6 years ago
4.4

147 km
44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 13, 2016 09:46
6 years ago
4.2

219 km
26 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 11, 2016 11:44
6 years ago
4.5

120 km
42 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 2016 17:20
6 years ago
4.4

200 km
45 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 3, 2016 09:38
6 years ago
4.5

100 km
Badakhshan, 66 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 1, 2016 22:21
6 years ago
4.5

104 km
46 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 27, 2016 17:17
6 years ago
4.0

126 km
Badakhshan, 235 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 2016 06:36
6 years ago
4.2

195 km
42 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 2016 03:45
6 years ago
4.2

170 km
25 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 19, 2016 20:35
6 years ago
4.5

106 km
74 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 19, 2016 03:19
6 years ago
4.0

201 km
68 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 18, 2016 22:41
6 years ago
4.1

236 km
19 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2016 09:05
6 years ago
4.4

215 km
22 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 11, 2016 20:23
6 years ago
4.1

227 km
29 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 11, 2016 06:51
6 years ago
4.4

148 km
63 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 2016 18:37
6 years ago
4.2

107 km
34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 2016 08:41
6 years ago
4.5

169 km
36 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 2016 03:41
6 years ago
4.2

202 km
57 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jun 27, 2016 03:35
6 years ago
4.2

125 km
68 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 26, 2016 09:14
6 years ago
4.7

210 km
Badakhshan, 37 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 2016 17:00
6 years ago
4.9

182 km
5.8 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 23, 2016 11:35
6 years ago - felt
5.3

211 km
50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 18, 2016 16:54
6 years ago
4.3

100 km
83 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 15, 2016 09:02
6 years ago - felt
5.0

116 km
74 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 11, 2016 21:54
6 years ago
4.6

89 km
30 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 8, 2016 04:38
6 years ago
4.1

180 km
55 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 8, 2016 01:33
6 years ago
4.2

119 km
45 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 5, 2016 04:25
6 years ago
4.2

80 km
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, 50 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jun 3, 2016 17:35
6 years ago
4.2

200 km
24 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 1, 2016 17:39
6 years ago
4.2

216 km
32 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 29, 2016 06:46
6 years ago
4.5

96 km
87 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 22, 2016 15:27
6 years ago
4.4

194 km
37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2016 18:41
6 years ago - felt
4.3

188 km
37 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2016 13:51
6 years ago
4.2

176 km
45 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2016 03:02
6 years ago
4.6

87 km
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, 58 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
May 11, 2016 09:55
6 years ago
4.3

194 km
44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 2016 04:52
6 years ago
4.5

163 km
17 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
May 1, 2016 06:16
6 years ago
4.5

111 km
49 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 28, 2016 17:32
6 years ago
4.4

91 km
Badakhshan, 63 km NW of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 24, 2016 21:43
6 years ago - felt
5.0

108 km
31 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 20, 2016 11:02
6 years ago
4.5

88 km
59 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 20, 2016 03:28
6 years ago - felt
4.5

222 km
Badakhshan, 39 km E of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 16, 2016 02:10
6 years ago
4.8

95 km
88 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 15, 2016 12:51
6 years ago
4.5

94 km
31 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 15, 2016 08:51
6 years ago
4.4

95 km
56 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 2016 09:50
6 years ago
4.2

129 km
77 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 13, 2016 01:23
6 years ago
4.2

135 km
54 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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