Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Khwājah Hijrān, 16 km east of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, Afghanistan, on Monday, March 25, 2002 at 14:56 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Khwājah Hijrān, 16 km east of Nahrin, Nahrain, Baghlan, Afghanistan, on Monday, March 25, 2002 at 14:56 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 8 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Mar 25, 2002 14:56:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.062°N / 69.315°E (Khwājah Hijrān, Baghlan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.062°S / 110.685°W
Nearest volcano: Vakak (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) E of Nahrin (Nahrain) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ENE of Pul-e Khumrī (pop: 56,400) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ESE of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) S of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
428 km (266 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.18 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (74 quakes)

  • 13 Aug 2002 16:22 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jul 2002 03:35 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2002 05:01 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2002 21:03 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2002 23:27 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jun 2002 19:51 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Jun 2002 09:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 May 2002 14:12 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 May 2002 17:46 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 May 2002 09:20 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 May 2002 08:04 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    137.9 km (85.7 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Apr 2002 11:42 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Apr 2002 11:43 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    115.6 km (71.8 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Apr 2002 03:41 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Apr 2002 15:39 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Apr 2002 12:04 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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