Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 91 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, October 25, 1994 at 00:54 GMT

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 91 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, October 25, 1994 at 00:54 GMT Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 91 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, October 25, 1994 at 00:54 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 239 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 25, 1994 00:54:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6
Depth238.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.359°N / 70.957°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.359°S / 109.043°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities57 km (36 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
192 km (119 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
260 km (162 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
309 km (192 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
346 km (215 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
349 km (217 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.0239 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (35 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Apr 18, 1995 15:51
27 years ago
4.0

229 km
Tagāb, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 16, 1995 12:56
27 years ago
3.9

239 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 242 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Apr 11, 1995 15:52
27 years ago
4.3

229 km
Zebak, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 9, 1995 17:46
27 years ago
4.4

250 km
Warsaj, 84 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 1995 22:43
27 years ago
4.2

175 km
Tagāb, 63 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 1995 20:54
27 years ago
4.1

210 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 246 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 1995 10:13
27 years ago
4.3

45 km
Wurduj, 73 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 6, 1995 03:18
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
Yamgān, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 2, 1995 02:01
27 years ago
4.6

200 km
Yamgān, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 1, 1995 13:44
27 years ago
4.6

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 79 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 24, 1995 00:50
27 years ago
4.1

231 km
Zebak, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 1995 07:43
27 years ago
4.3

231 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 19, 1995 16:58
27 years ago
4.5

192 km
Yamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 10, 1995 12:02
27 years ago
4.2

132 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 91 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 4, 1995 14:03
27 years ago
3.9

200 km
Wurduj, 67 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 1995 11:05
27 years ago
4.7

183 km
Yamgān, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 18, 1995 20:25
27 years ago
4.4

33 km
Zebak, 22 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 15, 1995 17:05
27 years ago
4.1

205 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 87 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 15, 1995 02:58
27 years ago
4.7

119 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 66 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Feb 5, 1995 03:53
27 years ago
4.3

208 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 88 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 30, 1995 22:36
27 years ago
4.9

77 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 48 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 26, 1995 07:00
27 years ago
5.2

106 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 72 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 18, 1995 14:38
27 years ago
4.5

217 km
Zebak, 91 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 17, 1995 16:07
27 years ago
4.1

33 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 66 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 11, 1995 02:47
28 years ago
4.3

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 218 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 8, 1995 19:24
28 years ago
5.4

206 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 7, 1995 15:57
28 years ago
4.6

208 km
Yamgān, 84 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 26, 1994 20:34
28 years ago
4.5

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

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

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

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

33 km
Zebak, 21 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 8, 1994 10:47
28 years ago
5.1

200 km
Yamgān, 80 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, 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

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