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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, 98 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 17, 2000 at 22:53 GMT

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, 98 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 17, 2000 at 22:53 GMT Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, 98 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 17, 2000 at 22:53 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 141 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jul 17, 2000 22:53:47 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 141.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.283°N / 70.924°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.283°S / 109.076°W
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (41 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (156 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 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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6.3141 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 10, 2001 23:40
21 years ago
4.0

107 km
Zebak, 88 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2000 22:51
21 years ago
4.6

123 km
Zebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 27, 2000 16:44
21 years ago
4.0

224 km
Zebak, 89 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 27, 2000 05:22
21 years ago
4.2

91 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 204 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Dec 24, 2000 12:33
21 years ago
3.0

185 km
3 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 22, 2000 17:52
21 years ago
4.2

149 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 52 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Dec 20, 2000 15:49
21 years ago
3.6

177 km
Wurduj, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2000 13:22
21 years ago
5.0

85 km
Wurduj, 50 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 18, 2000 08:48
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 56 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Dec 15, 2000 00:21
21 years ago
3.7

272 km
Wurduj, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 10, 2000 16:23
21 years ago
3.9

125 km
Zebak, 22 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 7, 2000 12:13
21 years ago
4.2

187 km
8.8 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 3, 2000 08:26
21 years ago
3.8

262 km
Zebak, 39 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 3, 2000 03:35
21 years ago
4.1

233 km
Zebak, 95 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 27, 2000 00:10
21 years ago
4.1

191 km
2.9 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 23, 2000 02:44
21 years ago
4.3

200 km
Farkhār, 68 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Nov 17, 2000 02:42
22 years ago
4.4

75 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 230 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 6, 2000 13:49
22 years ago
3.7

300 km
Yamgān, 66 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 1, 2000 17:28
22 years ago
4.8

33 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 72 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Oct 28, 2000 04:38
22 years ago
4.6

81 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 92 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 22, 2000 19:00
22 years ago
4.3

210 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 78 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 16, 2000 01:11
22 years ago
4.2

200 km
Yamgān, 87 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 14, 2000 17:47
22 years ago
4.2

33 km
Warsaj, 70 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 14, 2000 13:51
22 years ago
4.9

93 km
Zebak, 75 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2000 14:51
22 years ago
3.9

33 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 95 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 27, 2000 14:06
22 years ago
4.3

200 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 90 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 19, 2000 08:24
22 years ago
4.7

206 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 89 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 10, 2000 09:40
22 years ago
4.5

200 km
Yamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 8, 2000 03:36
22 years ago
4.7

140 km
Warsaj, Takhar, 203 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Sep 7, 2000 22:14
22 years ago
3.9

207 km
Yamgān, 89 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 2000 10:06
22 years ago
4.3

115 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 213 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Aug 29, 2000 02:17
22 years ago
4.2

205 km
Warsaj, 77 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 28, 2000 11:32
22 years ago
4.7

215 km
Yamgān, 67 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 25, 2000 19:13
22 years ago
3.9

195 km
Zebak, 16 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 18, 2000 07:04
22 years ago
3.8

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 191 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Aug 17, 2000 07:32
22 years ago
4.5

211 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 98 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 16, 2000 23:31
22 years ago
4.2

125 km
Warsaj, 91 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 10, 2000 11:28
22 years ago
4.4

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 207 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Aug 10, 2000 00:28
22 years ago
4.4

210 km
Jurm, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 2, 2000 17:09
22 years ago
4.2

113 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 35 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jul 28, 2000 05:22
22 years ago
5.4

225 km
Yamgān, 76 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 24, 2000 19:04
22 years ago
4.5

99 km
Zebak, 61 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 24, 2000 03:48
22 years ago
3.9

227 km
Zebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore

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