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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km southeast of Taloqan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at 07:05 GMT

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km southeast of Taloqan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at 07:05 GMT Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 126 km southeast of Taloqan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, January 3, 2002 at 07:05 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 129 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jan 3, 2002 07:05:27 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 129.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.088°N / 70.687°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.088°S / 109.313°W
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Pārūn (Wama, Nuristan) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) S of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) E of Baghlan (Wilāyat-e Baghlān) (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) SSE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
340 km (211 mi) NW 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
6.2129 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (69 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 29, 2002 20:48
20 years ago
3.7

219 km
Tagāb, 58 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 29, 2002 16:11
20 years ago
4.7

199 km
Yamgān, 76 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 28, 2002 23:33
20 years ago
3.9

225 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 25, 2002 03:22
20 years ago
3.3

200 km
Tagāb, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 9, 2002 22:18
20 years ago
4.9

86 km
Zebak, 39 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 8, 2002 02:37
20 years ago
4.0

179 km
Yamgān, 76 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 2002 00:32
20 years ago
4.2

179 km
Yamgān, 88 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 2, 2002 18:30
20 years ago
3.9

73 km
Yamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 2, 2002 05:16
20 years ago
3.4

200 km
Yamgān, 87 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 31, 2002 23:26
20 years ago
3.7

218 km
Tagāb, 62 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 28, 2002 11:02
20 years ago
4.1

209 km
Yamgān, 66 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 26, 2002 01:38
20 years ago
3.5

200 km
Yamgān, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 22, 2002 13:12
20 years ago
4.0

200 km
Yamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 22, 2002 12:56
20 years ago
3.9

247 km
Tagāb, 56 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, 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 12, 2002 09:51
20 years ago
3.9

200 km
Tagāb, 55 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 9, 2002 08:12
20 years ago
4.0

100 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 235 km NE of Kabul, 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 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 3, 2002 02:23
20 years ago
4.5

208 km
Yamgān, 72 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 31, 2002 17:10
20 years ago
3.7

211 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 79 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, 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 22, 2002 09:37
20 years ago
3.6

222 km
Tagāb, 62 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 21, 2002 21:58
20 years ago
4.3

216 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 83 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 20, 2002 12:38
20 years ago
4.0

231 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 90 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 18, 2002 07:03
20 years ago
3.5

232 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 85 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 14, 2002 10:46
20 years ago
3.7

200 km
Yamgān, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 13, 2002 23:30
20 years ago
3.7

207 km
Tagāb, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 11, 2002 17:21
20 years ago
4.0

219 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 79 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, 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
Mar 5, 2002 19:09
20 years ago
3.9

225 km
Yamgān, 65 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 2002 15:38
20 years ago
3.8

217 km
Tagāb, 61 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 5, 2002 14:38
20 years ago
3.8

200 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 78 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 21:39
20 years ago
3.8

210 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 80 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 19:13
20 years ago
3.8

210 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 81 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 16:32
20 years ago
3.5

200 km
Tagāb, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 13:49
20 years ago
3.8

218 km
Yamgān, 68 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 13:25
20 years ago
3.8

216 km
Tagāb, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 13:15
20 years ago
3.9

219 km
Tagāb, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 13:05
20 years ago
4.2

213 km
Tagāb, 73 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2002 12:08
20 years ago
7.4

226 km
Tagāb, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 1, 2002 07:28
20 years ago
4.1

219 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 74 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 28, 2002 06:49
20 years ago
4.2

228 km
Farkhār, 66 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, 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 19, 2002 07:23
20 years ago
3.8

200 km
Jurm, 44 km S 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 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 29, 2002 17:49
20 years ago
4.8

215 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 76 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 19, 2002 04:39
20 years ago
4.2

225 km
Yamgān, 65 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 7, 2002 20:33
20 years ago
4.0

236 km
Wurduj, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 4, 2002 22:11
20 years ago
4.4

139 km
Warsaj, 87 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
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