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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Zebak, 32 km south of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, November 23, 2001 at 20:43 GMT

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Zebak, 32 km south of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, November 23, 2001 at 20:43 GMT Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Zebak, 32 km south of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, November 23, 2001 at 20:43 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 107 km depth

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 23, 2001 20:43:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.1
Depth106.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.392°N / 71.506°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.392°S / 108.494°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities32 km (20 mi) S of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
115 km (72 mi) SE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
296 km (184 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
328 km (204 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
339 km (211 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
394 km (245 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.1107 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (62 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
May 22, 2002 19:17
20 years ago
3.6

164 km
Zebak, 24 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 22, 2002 13:12
20 years ago
4.0

200 km
Yamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 20, 2002 11:16
20 years ago
3.8

33 km
Zebak, 24 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2002 21:18
20 years ago
3.5

239 km
Jurm, 68 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2002 15:33
20 years ago
3.7

120 km
Zebak, 107 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2002 18:41
20 years ago
3.6

33 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 235 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 9, 2002 08:12
20 years ago
4.0

100 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 235 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 8, 2002 06:31
20 years ago
3.9

98 km
8.7 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 2002 16:11
20 years ago
3.9

100 km
Zebak, 19 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 3, 2002 13:37
20 years ago
4.3

108 km
Ishkāshim, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 30, 2002 23:02
20 years ago
3.9

200 km
Zebak, 105 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2002 08:27
20 years ago
3.7

100 km
Zebak, 111 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 17, 2002 10:51
20 years ago
4.3

250 km
Jurm, 69 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 16, 2002 23:46
20 years ago
4.0

100 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 57 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 13, 2002 23:14
20 years ago
4.1

178 km
Wurduj, 73 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 2002 02:57
20 years ago
4.1

230 km
16 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 11, 2002 16:06
20 years ago
4.7

141 km
Wākhān, Afghanistan, 9.2 km E of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 6, 2002 10:45
20 years ago
3.5

209 km
Yamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 6, 2002 06:08
20 years ago
4.3

115 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 70 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 5, 2002 20:31
20 years ago
4.5

108 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 45 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 3, 2002 02:23
20 years ago
4.5

208 km
Yamgān, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 30, 2002 21:14
20 years ago
3.3

229 km
Jurm, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2002 01:58
20 years ago
4.4

143 km
Zebak, 97 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 2002 10:46
20 years ago
3.7

200 km
Yamgān, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 9, 2002 20:59
20 years ago
4.0

229 km
Yamgān, 68 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 8, 2002 08:14
20 years ago
3.5

217 km
Yamgān, 67 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 6, 2002 19:56
20 years ago
4.5

116 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 53 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 6, 2002 10:15
20 years ago
4.3

170 km
Yamgān, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 26, 2002 14:05
20 years ago
4.2

115 km
17 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 22, 2002 17:27
20 years ago
4.0

116 km
Zebak, 29 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 21, 2002 09:37
20 years ago
3.9

114 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 246 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Feb 20, 2002 01:38
20 years ago
3.8

215 km
Yamgān, 66 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 14, 2002 23:44
20 years ago
4.1

219 km
Yamgān, 71 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 14, 2002 00:48
20 years ago
4.0

178 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 74 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Feb 9, 2002 18:10
20 years ago
3.9

118 km
Zebak, 21 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 8, 2002 04:03
20 years ago
3.4

200 km
Yamgān, 69 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 7, 2002 03:29
20 years ago
3.9

146 km
Yamgān, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 2002 05:36
20 years ago
4.4

198 km
Yamgān, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 4, 2002 03:10
20 years ago
4.2

137 km
Yamgān, 88 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 1, 2002 15:03
20 years ago
4.1

33 km
Bargi Matal, Nuristan, 89 km N of Āsmār, Bar Kunaṟ, Kunar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 25, 2002 11:42
20 years ago
4.2

167 km
9.9 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 21, 2002 19:41
20 years ago
4.1

129 km
Zebak, 21 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 19, 2002 04:39
20 years ago
4.2

225 km
Yamgān, 65 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 16, 2002 01:53
20 years ago
4.3

187 km
Wurduj, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 15, 2002 14:11
20 years ago
4.4

213 km
Yamgān, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 13, 2002 13:40
20 years ago
4.5

228 km
Zebak, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 13, 2002 12:09
20 years ago
4.6

184 km
Zebak, 86 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 7, 2002 20:33
20 years ago
4.0

236 km
Wurduj, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 6, 2002 07:59
20 years ago
3.9

217 km
Wurduj, 59 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 31, 2001 22:21
20 years ago
4.5

134 km
Zebak, 66 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2001 20:15
20 years ago
3.8

114 km
Wurduj, 73 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2001 10:15
21 years ago
4.5

192 km
Yamgān, 67 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 27, 2001 02:43
21 years ago
3.3

240 km
Zebak, 26 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2001 03:44
21 years ago
3.8

130 km
Zebak, 95 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 24, 2001 14:12
21 years ago
4.1

121 km
Wākhān, Afghanistan, 15 km SE of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Dec 22, 2001 03:39
21 years ago
4.4

105 km
Zebak, 20 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 21, 2001 20:07
21 years ago
4.3

105 km
Zebak, 15 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 2001 05:33
21 years ago
3.4

197 km
Wurduj, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 9, 2001 16:02
21 years ago
3.7

188 km
Yamgān, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 5, 2001 11:57
21 years ago
3.7

200 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 246 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 30, 2001 02:11
21 years ago
4.7

128 km
Zebak, 70 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 26, 2001 20:08
21 years ago
4.1

252 km
Jurm, 66 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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