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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Zebak, 99 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, July 14, 1991 at 09:09 GMT

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Zebak, 99 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, July 14, 1991 at 09:09 GMT Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Zebak, 99 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, July 14, 1991 at 09:09 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 213 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 14, 1991 09:09:11 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 212.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.334°N / 71.119°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.334°S / 108.881°W
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
339 km (211 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> 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!) | about seismic energy
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6.7213 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (38 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 7, 1992 23:52
30 years ago
4.3

261 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 237 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 7, 1992 13:37
30 years ago
4.6

175 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 84 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 6, 1992 02:25
30 years ago
4.6

219 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 60 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 4, 1992 00:44
30 years ago
3.6

10 km
Ishkāshim, Afghanistan, 27 km NW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Dec 31, 1991 00:31
30 years ago
4.1

212 km
Yamgān, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 28, 1991 19:33
30 years ago
4.3

283 km
Yamgān, 76 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 27, 1991 13:32
30 years ago
4.5

188 km
Farkhār, 40 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 1991 16:51
31 years ago
3.7

33 km
Wurduj, 74 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 12, 1991 23:53
31 years ago
4.2

130 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 229 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 12, 1991 21:10
31 years ago
4.4

60 km
Warsaj, Takhar, 199 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 11, 1991 09:14
31 years ago
4.8

95 km
Wurduj, 87 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 11, 1991 00:04
31 years ago
4.9

112 km
37 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Nov 9, 1991 05:48
31 years ago
4.4

169 km
Yamgān, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 3, 1991 23:05
31 years ago
4.4

164 km
Yamgān, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 2, 1991 13:55
31 years ago
4.8

115 km
Zebak, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 30, 1991 16:01
31 years ago
5.0

173 km
Zebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 28, 1991 15:36
31 years ago
4.8

175 km
Jurm, 64 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 25, 1991 04:08
31 years ago
4.4

104 km
Khōst wa Firing, Baghlan, 85 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Oct 2, 1991 14:41
31 years ago
3.8

293 km
37 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 27, 1991 06:29
31 years ago
3.9

221 km
Wurduj, 86 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 21, 1991 18:20
31 years ago
4.6

227 km
Yamgān, 87 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 19, 1991 04:58
31 years ago
5.0

99 km
Khōst wa Firing, Baghlan, 75 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Sep 15, 1991 23:41
31 years ago
4.8

107 km
Ishkāshim, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 11, 1991 06:41
31 years ago
4.5

205 km
Farkhār, 73 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 8, 1991 10:14
31 years ago
5.0

133 km
Zebak, 50 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 5, 1991 23:04
31 years ago
3.9

33 km
Farkhār, 63 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 1, 1991 19:46
31 years ago
4.6

51 km
Zebak, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 28, 1991 22:24
31 years ago
4.3

33 km
Arghanj Khwāh, 27 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 26, 1991 00:43
31 years ago
3.9

33 km
Shighnan, 61 km NE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 25, 1991 10:09
31 years ago
4.6

211 km
Yamgān, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 22, 1991 15:31
31 years ago
4.8

33 km
Shighnan, 66 km NE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 1991 09:19
31 years ago
4.8

33 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 40 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Aug 16, 1991 22:04
31 years ago
4.7

138 km
Wurduj, 86 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 1, 1991 15:16
31 years ago
4.5

79 km
Jurm, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1991 22:46
31 years ago
3.2

33 km
Kōhistān, 31 km N of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 1991 04:13
31 years ago
4.0

194 km
Yamgān, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 22, 1991 13:03
31 years ago
4.6

120 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 14, 1991 22:01
31 years ago
4.0

33 km
Ishkāshim, 70 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore

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