Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Qal‘ah-ye Zāl, 40 km west of Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 26 November 2003 at 03:04 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.85°N / 68.44°E (Qal‘ah-ye Zāl, Kunduz, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Khanabad (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ENE of Khulm (Balkh) (pop: 64,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WSW of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) W of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||33 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 12 Dec 2003 18:14 UTC| M 4.8 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|9 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 26 Nov 2003 11:45 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details