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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 88 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, November 8, 1999 at 16:45 GMT

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 88 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, November 8, 1999 at 16:45 GMT Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 88 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, November 8, 1999 at 16:45 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 228 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Nov 8, 1999 16:45:43 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 228.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.522°N / 71.24°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.522°S / 108.76°W
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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6.5228 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (55 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 1, 2000 18:33
22 years ago
4.0

206 km
Zebak, 19 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 30, 2000 22:32
22 years ago
3.0

214 km
Jurm, 61 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 29, 2000 05:45
22 years ago
3.4

215 km
Tagāb, 67 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 28, 2000 12:54
22 years ago
4.5

209 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 90 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 2000 16:20
22 years ago
3.3

195 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 65 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 22, 2000 10:15
22 years ago
4.2

211 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 95 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 18, 2000 20:14
22 years ago
3.0

150 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 241 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Apr 14, 2000 03:03
22 years ago
3.7

113 km
Zebak, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 2000 16:23
22 years ago
3.5

122 km
16 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 1, 2000 15:37
22 years ago
3.8

118 km
43 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 31, 2000 19:21
22 years ago
4.1

135 km
Zebak, 14 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 27, 2000 08:39
22 years ago
3.6

224 km
Jurm, 74 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 22, 2000 19:52
22 years ago
4.3

97 km
Zebak, 31 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 15, 2000 18:58
22 years ago
4.3

115 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 51 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 11, 2000 12:43
22 years ago
3.9

207 km
Yamgān, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 11, 2000 06:22
22 years ago
3.2

128 km
Shuhadā, 58 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2000 15:51
22 years ago
4.8

191 km
Zebak, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2000 09:32
22 years ago
4.3

212 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 57 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 28, 2000 19:29
22 years ago
3.5

239 km
Jurm, 67 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 27, 2000 17:06
22 years ago
3.1

240 km
Jurm, 68 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 22, 2000 15:29
22 years ago
3.5

90 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 15, 2000 23:41
22 years ago
4.6

183 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 15, 2000 11:50
22 years ago
3.8

33 km
Tagāb, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 9, 2000 23:35
22 years ago
4.4

118 km
Yamgān, 84 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 2000 23:27
22 years ago
4.0

103 km
Zebak, 53 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 2000 01:38
22 years ago
3.9

192 km
Yamgān, 73 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 31, 2000 17:19
22 years ago
4.3

137 km
57 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jan 31, 2000 14:49
22 years ago
3.8

192 km
9.9 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 29, 2000 17:57
22 years ago
4.0

99 km
Zebak, 63 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 29, 2000 00:15
22 years ago
4.2

209 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 56 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 28, 2000 18:33
22 years ago
4.3

197 km
Yamgān, 76 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 27, 2000 12:30
22 years ago
4.0

120 km
53 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jan 26, 2000 18:20
22 years ago
3.9

236 km
Zebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 20, 2000 21:01
22 years ago
4.0

33 km
Tagāb, 65 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 19, 2000 22:18
22 years ago
3.9

91 km
Ishkāshim, Afghanistan, 38 km N of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 19, 2000 07:09
22 years ago
6.0

207 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 9, 2000 12:07
22 years ago
3.7

230 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 77 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 5, 2000 06:07
22 years ago
3.8

207 km
3.5 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 2, 2000 10:21
22 years ago
4.1

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 103 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 23, 1999 17:08
22 years ago
4.5

120 km
10.2 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 15, 1999 07:50
22 years ago
4.0

218 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 73 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 10, 1999 02:11
22 years ago
5.4

115 km
Zebak, 112 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 8, 1999 00:44
22 years ago
4.8

191 km
Yamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 7, 1999 05:31
22 years ago
4.5

215 km
Tagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 5, 1999 22:53
22 years ago
4.5

103 km
Zebak, 26 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 5, 1999 00:12
22 years ago
4.6

124 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 214 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Dec 3, 1999 09:50
22 years ago
4.4

117 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 46 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Dec 2, 1999 12:29
22 years ago
4.1

193 km
Zebak, 18 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 26, 1999 00:08
23 years ago
3.8

138 km
Wākhān, Afghanistan, 39 km E of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Nov 24, 1999 10:53
23 years ago
4.3

199 km
Zebak, Badakhshan, 252 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 1999 13:41
23 years ago
4.7

110 km
Zebak, 77 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 1999 11:34
23 years ago
4.1

75 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 22, 1999 17:19
23 years ago
4.2

188 km
Yamgān, 86 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 20, 1999 14:20
23 years ago
4.3

33 km
Zebak, 34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 15, 1999 04:22
23 years ago
4.5

87 km
Zebak, 41 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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