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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 77 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 01:47 GMT

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 77 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 01:47 GMT Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 77 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 at 01:47 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 207 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Aug 10, 2004 01:47:32 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 207.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.444°N / 70.796°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.444°S / 109.204°W
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.0207 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (48 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jan 27, 2005 04:01
17 years ago
4.0

198 km
Jurm, 47 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 24, 2005 10:54
17 years ago
3.8

177 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 231 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Jan 21, 2005 20:23
17 years ago
3.7

167 km
Yamgān, 93 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 11, 2005 21:39
17 years ago
4.1

133 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jan 9, 2005 08:36
17 years ago
4.1

119 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 249 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Dec 21, 2004 20:11
17 years ago
4.7

110 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 85 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 20, 2004 06:12
17 years ago
3.8

165 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Dec 18, 2004 04:55
17 years ago
3.7

156 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 102 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 17, 2004 03:17
17 years ago
3.8

181 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 2004 17:03
17 years ago
3.8

176 km
Zebak, Badakhshan, 261 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Dec 16, 2004 15:30
17 years ago
4.8

89 km
Zebak, 30 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 5, 2004 02:36
17 years ago
3.7

107 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Dec 4, 2004 03:39
17 years ago
4.3

244 km
Jurm, 60 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 1, 2004 19:35
17 years ago
4.4

218 km
Yamgān, 80 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 26, 2004 16:20
17 years ago
3.9

194 km
Yamgān, 66 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 21, 2004 09:43
18 years ago
4.3

110 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 251 km NE of Kabul, AfghanistanMore
Nov 17, 2004 14:18
18 years ago
4.3

141 km
Zebak, 95 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 17, 2004 13:03
18 years ago
4.5

212 km
Wurduj, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 15, 2004 11:40
18 years ago
4.5

227 km
Yamgān, 69 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Nov 13, 2004 07:29
18 years ago
3.6

190 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Oct 18, 2004 21:06
18 years ago
4.2

179 km
Yamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 17, 2004 05:16
18 years ago
4.2

182 km
Yamgān, Badakhshan, 95 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Oct 16, 2004 18:13
18 years ago
5.0

65 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Oct 11, 2004 07:11
18 years ago
4.2

203 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 8, 2004 10:24
18 years ago
3.8

157 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Oct 6, 2004 05:24
18 years ago
5.3

206 km
Yamgān, 76 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Oct 3, 2004 15:59
18 years ago
3.4

69 km
Chitrāl, 118 km NW of Dīr, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
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 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
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
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