Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, 232 km northeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 21:32 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, 232 km northeast of Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 21:32 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Nov 20, 2002 21:32:30 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.414°N / 74.515°E (Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan)
Antipode: 35.414°S / 105.485°W
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Gilgit (Gilgit-Baltistan) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) N of Sopur (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 63,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) N of Bāramūla (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 77,300) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) N of Soyībug (Jammu and Kashmir, India) (pop: 104,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NE of Muzafarabad (Azad Kashmir) (pop: 725,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Battagram (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NE of Abbottabad (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 120,000) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NE of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNE of Rawalpindi (Punjab) (pop: 1,743,100) --> See nearby quakes!
311 km (193 mi) ENE of Peshawar (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 1,218,800) --> 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!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.333 kmnorthwestern Kashmir (Pakistan)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (26 quakes)

  • 04 Apr 2003 21:05 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Feb 2003 22:55 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Feb 2003 14:56 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jan 2003 02:24 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Dec 2002 01:58 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 2002 22:21 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 2002 18:59 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Dec 2002 18:38 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 2002 08:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Nov 2002 19:19 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Nov 2002 23:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Nov 2002 11:06 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2002 18:58 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2002 14:57 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2002 13:32 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Nov 2002 12:57 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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