Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Shōr Tepah, 70 km northwest of Balkh, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 1 January 1911 at 10:18 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.334°N / 66.571°E (Shōr Tepah, Balkh, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Qarchī Gak (pop: 8,940) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Qarqīn (Jowzjan) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NNW of Balkh (pop: 114,900) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SE of Gowurdak (Lebap, Turkmenistan) (pop: 34,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Mazari Sharif (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NE of Shibirghān (Jowzjan) (pop: 55,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NW of Khulm (pop: 64,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNE of Sar-e Pul (Sar-e Pol) (pop: 52,100) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SW of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) NW of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.7||35 km||central Afghanistan||USGS|
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