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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Zebak, 101 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, June 30, 1994 at 09:23 GMT

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Zebak, 101 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, June 30, 1994 at 09:23 GMT Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Zebak, 101 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, June 30, 1994 at 09:23 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 227 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 30, 1994 09:23:21 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 226.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.326°N / 71.13°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.326°S / 108.87°W
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.3227 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (23 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 26, 1994 20:34
27 years ago
4.5

195 km
Yamgān, 73 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 26, 1994 14:48
27 years ago
5.4

226 km
Zebak, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 1994 21:25
27 years ago
4.2

152 km
Tashkān, 45 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 12, 1994 12:52
27 years ago
5.2

166 km
Yamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 11, 1994 22:37
27 years ago
4.3

33 km
Zebak, 21 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 8, 1994 16:08
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
19 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 8, 1994 10:47
27 years ago
5.1

200 km
Yamgān, 80 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 29, 1994 02:56
27 years ago
4.5

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 190 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 17, 1994 19:57
28 years ago
4.5

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 92 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 16, 1994 10:59
28 years ago
4.7

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 67 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 11, 1994 01:46
28 years ago
4.8

141 km
Chitrāl, 94 km N of Thal, Dīr District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Oct 25, 1994 00:54
28 years ago
6.0

239 km
Yamgān, 91 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 21, 1994 11:26
28 years ago
4.8

237 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 30, 1994 02:56
28 years ago
4.7

242 km
Yamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 4, 1994 07:15
28 years ago
4.9

194 km
Tagāb, 68 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 1994 16:28
28 years ago
4.3

33 km
Tashkān, 45 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 23, 1994 12:05
28 years ago
4.8

33 km
Tagāb, 66 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 17, 1994 07:11
28 years ago
4.4

145 km
Wurduj, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 29, 1994 22:06
28 years ago
4.5

118 km
Yamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 28, 1994 18:52
28 years ago
4.4

129 km
Zebak, 37 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 27, 1994 13:39
28 years ago
4.5

129 km
Zebak, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 18, 1994 21:19
28 years ago
4.2

170 km
Jurm, 53 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 1994 04:35
28 years ago
4.6

248 km
Yamgān, 89 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore

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