Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Hindukush region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 12:04 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Hindukush region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 12:04 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 212 km depth

Date & time: 2 Feb 2019 12:04:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 212.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5°N / 70.7°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) W of Sar Āb
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100)
69 km (43 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400)
76 km (47 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500)
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100)
107 km (67 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300)
259 km (161 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500)
387 km (241 mi) NNW of Rawalpindi (Pakistan) (pop: 1,743,100)
Primary data source: IMD
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.1212 kmHindukush region, AfghanistanIMD

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Hindukush region, Afghanistan, 2 February 12:04 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes):
  • 27 Jul 2019 17:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    115.7 km (71.9 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Jul 2019 15:41 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    230.7 km (143.4 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2019 18:34 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    235.4 km (146.3 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 2019 21:40 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    232 km (144.2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Jul 2019 02:16 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    170 km (105.6 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 12 Jul 2019 19:08 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    241 km (149.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2019 22:46 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    99 km (61.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Jul 2019 10:04 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    192 km (119.3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Jul 2019 09:33 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    194 km (120.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jul 2019 04:20 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    80 km (49.7 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jul 2019 21:34 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    190 km (118.1 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jul 2019 13:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    98.9 km (61.5 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2019 05:16 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    211.9 km (131.7 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2019 22:01 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    137 km (85.1 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Jun 2019 21:33 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    100.7 km (62.6 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2019 09:21 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    212 km (131.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Hindukush region, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 2 February 2019 at 12:04 (GMT)
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