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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at 07:09 GMT

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at 07:09 GMT Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, January 19, 2000 at 07:09 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 207 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jan 19, 2000 07:09:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 206.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.372°N / 70.379°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.372°S / 109.621°W
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) E of Baghlan (Wilāyat-e Baghlān) (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 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
6.0207 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (40 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 11, 2000 14:59
22 years ago
3.8

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 143 km SE of Khanabad, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 2000 19:27
22 years ago
3.2

228 km
Yamgān, 89 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 2000 11:38
22 years ago
4.4

232 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 96 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 5, 2000 19:57
22 years ago
4.3

153 km
Zebak, 67 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 4, 2000 00:04
22 years ago
4.3

120 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 241 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jul 3, 2000 21:58
22 years ago
4.2

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 242 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 29, 2000 14:45
22 years ago
4.5

143 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 238 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 25, 2000 18:38
22 years ago
3.7

200 km
Farkhār, 40 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 21, 2000 21:03
22 years ago
4.1

137 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 224 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 21, 2000 00:48
22 years ago
4.7

93 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jun 12, 2000 00:26
22 years ago
4.4

220 km
Yamgān, 70 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 11, 2000 22:56
22 years ago
4.4

218 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 60 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 9, 2000 10:57
22 years ago
3.8

164 km
Warsaj, 58 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 4, 2000 11:47
22 years ago
3.6

250 km
Farkhār, 68 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
May 31, 2000 07:18
22 years ago
4.0

210 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 2000 03:13
22 years ago
4.5

212 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
May 21, 2000 23:30
22 years ago
4.2

100 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 202 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 21, 2000 23:17
22 years ago
4.4

98 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 206 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 2000 03:28
22 years ago
4.4

226 km
Yamgān, 68 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2000 22:06
22 years ago
4.4

102 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2000 19:03
22 years ago
4.6

104 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 220 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2000 04:21
22 years ago
4.4

88 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 203 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2000 01:34
22 years ago
4.0

109 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 213 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2000 23:10
22 years ago
6.3

108 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 127 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
May 10, 2000 08:33
22 years ago
4.4

128 km
Warsaj, 87 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, 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
Hindu Kush Region, 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
Mar 11, 2000 12:43
22 years ago
3.9

207 km
Yamgān, 75 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 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 01:38
22 years ago
3.9

192 km
Yamgān, 73 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, 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 20, 2000 21:01
22 years ago
4.0

33 km
Tagāb, 65 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore

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