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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 78 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 21:24 GMT

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 78 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 21:24 GMT Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 78 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, April 5, 2004 at 21:24 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 187 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Apr 5, 2004 21:24:04 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 187.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.512°N / 71.029°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.512°S / 108.971°W
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.6187 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (90 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 26, 2004 19:37
18 years ago
3.9

172 km
Jurm, 74 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 26, 2004 17:38
18 years ago
4.3

134 km
Zebak, 68 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 26, 2004 02:37
18 years ago
4.1

197 km
Yamgān, 90 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 24, 2004 21:41
18 years ago
4.0

160 km
Zebak, 67 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 22, 2004 19:23
18 years ago
4.2

4.4 km
Wurduj, 49 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 22, 2004 18:34
18 years ago
4.0

199 km
Wurduj, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 20, 2004 15:44
18 years ago
3.9

248 km
Zebak, 14 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 16, 2004 00:48
18 years ago
4.0

131 km
46 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 11, 2004 15:30
18 years ago
4.0

102 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 69 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 9, 2004 17:14
18 years ago
3.8

76 km
Zebak, 18 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2004 23:13
18 years ago
4.4

136 km
Yamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 5, 2004 21:10
18 years ago
3.9

252 km
Zebak, 16 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 5, 2004 21:01
18 years ago
4.3

215 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 68 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 5, 2004 07:38
18 years ago
4.5

108 km
33 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Sep 4, 2004 07:52
18 years ago
3.9

11 km
Rustāq, 23 km SE of Rustāq, Rustaq, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 4, 2004 02:52
18 years ago
4.1

125 km
Zebak, 28 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 27, 2004 09:18
18 years ago
3.8

198 km
Yamgān, 91 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 25, 2004 17:54
18 years ago
3.6

110 km
Wurduj, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 25, 2004 09:51
18 years ago
3.4

61 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 219 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Aug 22, 2004 18:13
18 years ago
4.2

231 km
Wurduj, 77 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 21, 2004 04:50
18 years ago
4.0

171 km
Yamgān, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 2004 11:25
18 years ago
4.4

123 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 18, 2004 19:14
18 years ago
4.0

151 km
Yamgān, 93 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 17, 2004 12:10
18 years ago
3.9

69 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 67 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Aug 16, 2004 14:07
18 years ago
3.7

61 km
Bargi Matal, Nuristan, 244 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Aug 14, 2004 00:37
18 years ago
4.0

112 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 38 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Aug 10, 2004 01:47
18 years ago
6.0

207 km
Yamgān, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 10, 2004 00:04
18 years ago
3.8

200 km
Kōhistān, 31 km NE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 7, 2004 04:27
18 years ago
4.1

154 km
69 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Aug 1, 2004 21:59
18 years ago
3.7

124 km
Zebak, 116 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 31, 2004 13:30
18 years ago
4.5

107 km
34 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 31, 2004 10:29
18 years ago
3.5

40 km
Zebak, 23 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2004 23:19
18 years ago
3.6

25 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 181 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2004 10:52
18 years ago
3.5

183 km
Zebak, 105 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2004 07:09
18 years ago
4.0

128 km
Shuhadā, 61 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 2004 17:24
18 years ago
4.0

84 km
Zebak, 46 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 23, 2004 15:19
18 years ago
3.9

123 km
Ishkāshim, 72 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 23, 2004 08:11
18 years ago
4.3

95 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 97 km NW of Āsmār, AfghanistanMore
Jul 20, 2004 07:03
18 years ago
3.5

181 km
32 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 17, 2004 04:23
18 years ago
4.3

209 km
Yamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 16, 2004 12:13
18 years ago
4.1

60 km
Kōhistān, 40 km N of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 15, 2004 08:18
18 years ago
5.4

48 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 115 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jul 14, 2004 00:18
18 years ago
4.1

124 km
23 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jul 13, 2004 21:29
18 years ago
3.8

54 km
Zebak, 15 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 11, 2004 17:30
18 years ago
4.0

52 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 208 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jul 10, 2004 14:49
18 years ago
4.3

190 km
Yamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 2004 18:50
18 years ago
4.2

10 km
Guz̄argāh-e Nūr, Baghlan, 56 km S of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 4, 2004 07:34
18 years ago
4.4

122 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 243 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jun 28, 2004 13:33
18 years ago
3.7

197 km
6.1 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 26, 2004 19:23
18 years ago
4.7

160 km
Jurm, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2004 22:04
18 years ago
4.3

80 km
Zebak, 23 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2004 11:50
18 years ago
4.5

214 km
Tagāb, 60 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 19, 2004 11:08
18 years ago
3.4

263 km
Wurduj, 71 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 13, 2004 19:03
18 years ago
4.5

91 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 97 km NW of Āsmār, AfghanistanMore
Jun 11, 2004 15:24
18 years ago
4.0

128 km
Zebak, 99 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 10, 2004 22:20
18 years ago
4.2

117 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 67 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jun 9, 2004 23:12
18 years ago
4.0

135 km
6.3 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 8, 2004 19:03
18 years ago
4.0

261 km
Tagāb, 68 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 2, 2004 21:34
18 years ago
3.9

215 km
Tagāb, 65 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 30, 2004 22:15
18 years ago
3.7

74 km
Wurduj, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 27, 2004 20:37
18 years ago
4.4

108 km
Zebak, 24 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 22, 2004 20:46
18 years ago
4.0

257 km
Wurduj, 60 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 20, 2004 04:35
18 years ago
4.2

123 km
Zebak, 27 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 19, 2004 07:51
18 years ago
4.1

25 km
Yaftal-e Sufla, 19 km N of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 19, 2004 04:07
18 years ago
4.5

146 km
Zebak, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 18, 2004 03:52
18 years ago
4.0

30 km
Jurm, 44 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 18, 2004 03:10
18 years ago
4.5

160 km
10.2 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 16, 2004 22:06
18 years ago
5.1

118 km
Chitrāl, 112 km N of Dīr, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
May 14, 2004 22:11
18 years ago
4.6

10 km
41 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
May 14, 2004 04:18
18 years ago
4.8

117 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2004 08:31
18 years ago
4.4

66 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 244 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
May 11, 2004 16:09
18 years ago
3.8

78 km
Zebak, 94 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 10, 2004 03:09
18 years ago
4.0

48 km
Zebak, 64 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 8, 2004 22:05
18 years ago
3.9

160 km
Chitrāl, 88 km NW of Thal, Dīr District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
May 7, 2004 06:52
18 years ago
5.2

123 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 70 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 30, 2004 20:31
18 years ago
4.4

217 km
Wurduj, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 30, 2004 14:11
18 years ago
4.9

79 km
Shighnan, 76 km NE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 28, 2004 10:38
18 years ago
4.3

189 km
Yamgān, 76 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 25, 2004 14:28
18 years ago
3.7

79 km
Zebak, 101 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 24, 2004 17:10
18 years ago
3.9

190 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 100 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2004 03:07
18 years ago
4.7

190 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 2004 20:36
18 years ago
4.1

102 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 66 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 21, 2004 03:45
18 years ago
4.3

205 km
2.2 km E of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 17, 2004 00:37
18 years ago
4.2

160 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 57 km E of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 16, 2004 18:19
18 years ago
3.8

190 km
Yamgān, 65 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 16, 2004 01:37
18 years ago
4.2

187 km
Yamgān, 76 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 14, 2004 14:13
18 years ago
4.7

222 km
Wurduj, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 2004 19:05
18 years ago
4.2

121 km
5.9 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2004 22:41
18 years ago
4.7

79 km
Zebak, 38 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2004 17:12
18 years ago
4.4

94 km
2.2 km E of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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