Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - Pakistan on Saturday, 8 October 2005 at 03:50 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake  - Pakistan on Saturday, 8 October 2005 at 03:50 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.6 earthquake at 26 km depth

Date & time: 8 Oct 2005 03:50:40 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.6
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.539°N / 73.588°E (Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) NNE of Muzaffarabad (pop: 725,000)
35 km (22 mi) ENE of Baffa (pop: 14,000)
43 km (27 mi) NE of Mansehra (pop: 66,500)
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Battagram (pop: 700,000)
56 km (35 mi) NE of Abbottabad (pop: 120,000)
67 km (42 mi) NE of Havelian (pop: 40,500)
116 km (72 mi) NNE of Rawalpindi (pop: 1,743,100)
271 km (168 mi) NNW of Gujranwala (pop: 1,384,500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.626 kmPakistanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.6 quake Pakistan 8 October 03:50 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (48 quakes):
  • 11 Feb 2007 04:39 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    53.8 km (33.4 mi) depth
    |
    250 km (155 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Mar 2006 17:40 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Dec 2005 22:04 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8513 km (5290 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 25 Dec 2005 08:02 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    8513 km (5290 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 21 Nov 2005 08:26 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 2005 02:11 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2005 21:34 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Oct 2005 15:04 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Oct 2005 12:47 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Oct 2005 03:16 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Oct 2005 02:33 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Oct 2005 21:20 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Oct 2005 04:32 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Oct 2005 04:24 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
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Major magnitude. 7.6 earthquake - Pakistan on Saturday, 8 October 2005 at 03:50 (GMT)
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