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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 82 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 02:21 GMT

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 82 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 02:21 GMT Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 82 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, February 25, 2001 at 02:21 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 203 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Feb 25, 2001 02:21:59 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 202.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.424°N / 70.881°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.424°S / 109.119°W
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
359 km (223 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.2203 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (65 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 15, 2001 00:45
21 years ago
4.6

150 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 11, 2001 06:28
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
Zebak, 68 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 5, 2001 20:02
21 years ago
4.3

225 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2001 20:27
21 years ago
4.7

95 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 58 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jul 27, 2001 15:01
21 years ago
4.0

185 km
Yamgān, 93 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 2001 21:47
21 years ago
3.8

200 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 21, 2001 00:18
21 years ago
4.3

131 km
Zebak, 17 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 20, 2001 05:21
21 years ago
4.5

118 km
Zebak, 27 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 19, 2001 14:04
21 years ago
4.1

117 km
Zebak, 66 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 18, 2001 12:21
21 years ago
3.9

228 km
Wurduj, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 16, 2001 19:57
21 years ago
4.3

150 km
Farkhār, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 15, 2001 17:37
21 years ago
3.8

232 km
Wurduj, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2001 02:50
21 years ago
4.0

115 km
Ishkāshim, 74 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 7, 2001 21:25
21 years ago
4.2

185 km
5.3 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 2001 15:53
21 years ago
4.3

223 km
Jurm, 70 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 1, 2001 00:13
21 years ago
3.9

121 km
19 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 27, 2001 03:51
21 years ago
3.2

200 km
Wurduj, 67 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 2001 17:40
21 years ago
3.6

187 km
Darāyim, 40 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 23, 2001 07:49
21 years ago
3.7

33 km
Wurduj, 68 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 21, 2001 20:04
21 years ago
3.9

113 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 228 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2001 20:02
21 years ago
4.3

218 km
Yamgān, 69 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2001 09:06
21 years ago
3.4

229 km
Wurduj, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2001 04:37
21 years ago
3.9

198 km
10.4 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 19, 2001 04:35
21 years ago
3.7

33 km
Warsaj, 72 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 18, 2001 14:05
21 years ago
4.1

97 km
Wurduj, 60 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 17, 2001 19:06
21 years ago
4.6

85 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 192 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 16, 2001 07:44
21 years ago
4.6

90 km
Yamgān, 65 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 7, 2001 04:48
21 years ago
4.4

193 km
Yamgān, 69 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 26, 2001 06:51
21 years ago
4.0

170 km
Yamgān, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 24, 2001 15:04
21 years ago
3.2

127 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 58 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
May 22, 2001 09:15
21 years ago
5.3

189 km
Ishkāshim, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 21, 2001 01:24
21 years ago
4.3

220 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 59 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2001 04:33
21 years ago
3.6

150 km
Zebak, 41 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 11, 2001 22:52
21 years ago
3.9

93 km
Chitrāl, 98 km NW of Thal, Dīr District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
May 11, 2001 15:00
21 years ago
4.1

223 km
Yamgān, 82 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 7, 2001 22:08
21 years ago
4.0

200 km
Wurduj, 83 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 30, 2001 00:33
21 years ago
3.5

197 km
Zebak, 18 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 22, 2001 20:30
21 years ago
3.8

200 km
3.1 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 19, 2001 22:07
21 years ago
3.8

142 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 62 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 18, 2001 19:28
21 years ago
4.6

118 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 61 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 17, 2001 11:17
21 years ago
4.7

282 km
Yamgān, 55 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 16, 2001 08:58
21 years ago
4.4

195 km
Yamgān, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 9, 2001 15:19
21 years ago
4.1

218 km
Jurm, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 9, 2001 08:27
21 years ago
4.5

234 km
Wākhān, Afghanistan, 8.5 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 8, 2001 18:34
21 years ago
4.0

200 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 76 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 2, 2001 20:09
21 years ago
3.8

33 km
Yamgān, 74 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 2, 2001 18:29
21 years ago
3.7

184 km
Yamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 2, 2001 04:23
21 years ago
3.1

190 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 79 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2001 22:16
21 years ago
4.3

232 km
Tagāb, 67 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2001 21:55
21 years ago
3.5

164 km
Yamgān, 83 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 28, 2001 12:33
21 years ago
4.5

109 km
Zebak, 52 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 22, 2001 19:12
21 years ago
4.7

108 km
Zebak, 74 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 22, 2001 04:04
21 years ago
3.6

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 187 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2001 04:57
21 years ago
4.0

96 km
Zebak, 62 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 19, 2001 00:35
21 years ago
4.2

215 km
Yamgān, 89 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 15, 2001 05:32
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
Yamgān, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 11, 2001 20:20
21 years ago
3.9

203 km
Yamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 11, 2001 19:10
21 years ago
3.1

100 km
Chitrāl, 122 km N of Dīr, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Mar 8, 2001 20:50
21 years ago
4.7

182 km
Yamgān, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 8, 2001 03:04
21 years ago
4.3

119 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 218 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 2001 04:24
21 years ago
4.4

134 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 36 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 6, 2001 02:02
21 years ago
4.3

123 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 215 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Feb 28, 2001 21:50
21 years ago
4.5

100 km
Zebak, 20 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 26, 2001 14:43
21 years ago
4.5

240 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 2001 02:54
21 years ago
4.4

193 km
Yamgān, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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