Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, October 18, 1995 at 09:30 GMT

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, October 18, 1995 at 09:30 GMT Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, October 18, 1995 at 09:30 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 223 km depth

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 18, 1995 09:30:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.3
Depth222.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.43°N / 70.387°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.43°S / 109.613°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities50 km (31 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
83 km (52 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
238 km (148 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
274 km (170 mi) SSE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
294 km (183 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
386 km (240 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 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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6.3223 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (46 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Apr 13, 1996 11:06
26 years ago
4.0

236 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 98 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 1996 04:22
26 years ago
4.0

105 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 212 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Apr 12, 1996 01:26
26 years ago
4.1

199 km
Yamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 12, 1996 00:22
26 years ago
4.2

219 km
Tagāb, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 1996 11:07
26 years ago
4.4

245 km
Zebak, 95 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 4, 1996 06:03
26 years ago
3.7

200 km
Wurduj, 86 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 23, 1996 16:42
26 years ago
3.6

231 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 62 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 16, 1996 04:08
26 years ago
4.0

252 km
Zebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 9, 1996 06:02
26 years ago
3.5

200 km
Yamgān, 85 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 7, 1996 07:13
26 years ago
3.8

151 km
Warsaj, Takhar, 209 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Feb 17, 1996 02:55
26 years ago
4.0

159 km
Warsaj, Takhar, 210 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Feb 10, 1996 18:09
26 years ago
3.2

150 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 163 km E of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Feb 10, 1996 14:09
26 years ago
3.6

150 km
Wurduj, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 8, 1996 14:17
26 years ago
3.8

200 km
Yamgān, 81 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 1996 06:15
26 years ago
3.8

33 km
Tashkān, 40 km SW of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 26, 1996 08:14
26 years ago
4.0

209 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 81 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 19, 1996 18:34
26 years ago
3.9

200 km
Farkhār, Takhar, 77 km SE of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, AfghanistanMore
Jan 19, 1996 12:27
26 years ago
4.7

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 188 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 17, 1996 12:48
26 years ago
4.3

100 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 238 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 14, 1996 00:35
26 years ago
3.7

33 km
Yamgān, 92 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 14, 1996 00:33
26 years ago
3.9

33 km
Zebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 10, 1996 04:48
27 years ago
4.1

100 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 238 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 4, 1996 21:09
27 years ago
4.0

220 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 82 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 3, 1996 23:45
27 years ago
4.6

100 km
Warsaj, Takhar, 71 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Dec 27, 1995 18:18
27 years ago
3.5

181 km
Yamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 1995 03:19
27 years ago
5.6

228 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 22, 1995 20:55
27 years ago
4.0

204 km
Yamgān, 88 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 19, 1995 04:35
27 years ago
3.9

208 km
Yamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 15, 1995 02:48
27 years ago
4.0

200 km
Kishim, Badakhshan, 56 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 13, 1995 13:10
27 years ago
3.9

200 km
Yamgān, 89 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 10, 1995 01:18
27 years ago
3.9

200 km
Tagāb, 59 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 9, 1995 22:28
27 years ago
4.1

100 km
Yamgān, 66 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 8, 1995 13:07
27 years ago
4.9

118 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 199 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Dec 1, 1995 22:38
27 years ago
3.7

100 km
Zebak, 24 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 29, 1995 10:10
27 years ago
4.6

130 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 74 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Nov 23, 1995 14:35
27 years ago
4.0

224 km
Yamgān, 87 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 1995 01:17
27 years ago
4.0

125 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 194 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 21, 1995 09:09
27 years ago
3.5

218 km
Yamgān, 87 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 11, 1995 00:54
27 years ago
3.9

198 km
Chāl, 41 km S of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Nov 10, 1995 09:55
27 years ago
4.2

195 km
Zebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 7, 1995 19:00
27 years ago
4.3

239 km
Yamgān, 80 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 2, 1995 14:41
27 years ago
4.4

102 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 212 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Oct 20, 1995 13:00
27 years ago
4.5

180 km
Yamgān, 61 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 20, 1995 10:05
27 years ago
4.2

100 km
Zebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 19, 1995 02:11
27 years ago
4.1

200 km
Wurduj, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 1995 18:23
27 years ago
4.4

82 km
Warsaj, 96 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
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