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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 96 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 21:47 GMT

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 96 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 21:47 GMT Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Zebak, 96 km southeast of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, December 12, 2005 at 21:47 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 225 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Dec 12, 2005 21:47:46 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 224.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.357°N / 71.093°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode: 36.357°S / 108.907°W
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.5225 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (105 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jun 6, 2006 21:12
16 years ago
4.3

172 km
Yamgān, 48 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 2006 12:27
16 years ago
4.0

48 km
Warsaj, 90 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 6, 2006 06:42
16 years ago
4.4

198 km
Yamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 4, 2006 05:57
16 years ago
4.4

204 km
Tagāb, 71 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 2, 2006 16:05
16 years ago
4.3

215 km
Yamgān, 73 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 27, 2006 08:12
16 years ago
3.2

20 km
Bargi Matal, Nuristan, 96 km N of Assad-Abad, Asadābād, Kunar, AfghanistanMore
May 23, 2006 22:10
16 years ago
4.4

222 km
39 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 23, 2006 17:06
16 years ago
3.2

94 km
Zebak, 97 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 18, 2006 12:40
16 years ago
4.0

74 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 55 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
May 17, 2006 01:23
16 years ago
4.2

206 km
Yamgān, 43 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2006 03:20
16 years ago
3.8

84 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 49 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
May 12, 2006 18:35
16 years ago
3.9

120 km
Yamgān, 87 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 11, 2006 22:55
16 years ago
3.3

80 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 96 km N of Āsmār, Bar Kunaṟ, Kunar, AfghanistanMore
May 11, 2006 09:23
16 years ago
4.4

161 km
Yamgān, 64 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 11, 2006 02:37
16 years ago
4.1

219 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 75 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
May 10, 2006 14:16
16 years ago
3.8

123 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 103 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 6, 2006 19:24
16 years ago
4.1

124 km
3.5 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 2006 16:33
16 years ago
3.2

80 km
Zebak, 62 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 3, 2006 01:44
16 years ago
3.6

71 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 32 km N of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
May 3, 2006 01:10
16 years ago
3.3

65 km
Shuhadā, 58 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 30, 2006 01:43
16 years ago
3.7

107 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 59 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 28, 2006 05:00
16 years ago
3.5

84 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 114 km N of Assad-Abad, AfghanistanMore
Apr 25, 2006 11:48
16 years ago
3.7

117 km
17 km E of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 24, 2006 16:43
16 years ago
4.3

121 km
51 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 22, 2006 05:17
16 years ago
3.9

186 km
Warsaj, 89 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 20, 2006 18:41
16 years ago
3.8

146 km
Zebak, 20 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 18, 2006 13:01
16 years ago
4.5

75 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 46 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 17, 2006 22:11
16 years ago
3.4

261 km
Ishkāshim, 70 km E of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 14, 2006 13:11
16 years ago
3.3

187 km
Zebak, 96 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 2006 23:40
16 years ago
3.6

178 km
Zebak, 65 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 10, 2006 20:11
16 years ago
4.3

187 km
40 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 9, 2006 00:05
16 years ago
4.1

150 km
Yamgān, 58 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 2006 23:13
16 years ago
3.9

186 km
Wurduj, 38 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 2006 02:16
16 years ago
3.7

179 km
39 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 2006 16:25
16 years ago
3.7

191 km
Yamgān, 49 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 2006 16:03
16 years ago
4.2

193 km
6.1 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 2006 08:36
16 years ago
4.4

134 km
36 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Apr 6, 2006 14:10
16 years ago
4.1

181 km
Zebak, 59 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 1, 2006 00:08
16 years ago
4.4

219 km
Tagāb, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 29, 2006 21:36
16 years ago
3.4

211 km
Yamgān, 79 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 25, 2006 21:14
16 years ago
4.3

227 km
Jurm, 63 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 23, 2006 13:43
16 years ago
4.3

104 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 42 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 22, 2006 19:05
16 years ago
4.4

213 km
Wurduj, 30 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 22, 2006 00:02
16 years ago
3.4

115 km
52 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 20, 2006 17:39
16 years ago
4.3

169 km
Yamgān, 45 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 20, 2006 04:33
16 years ago
4.4

73 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 36 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Mar 16, 2006 23:02
16 years ago
3.4

35 km
Chitrāl, 82 km NW of Thal, Dīr District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, PakistanMore
Mar 13, 2006 10:05
16 years ago
4.8

170 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 61 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Mar 12, 2006 17:06
16 years ago
3.9

170 km
Zebak, 21 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 10, 2006 04:43
16 years ago
3.6

200 km
Zebak, 56 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 9, 2006 23:57
16 years ago
3.9

112 km
Zebak, 35 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 7, 2006 13:58
16 years ago
4.6

177 km
Yamgān, 79 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Mar 3, 2006 13:31
16 years ago
4.0

87 km
10.4 km NE of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Mar 3, 2006 01:08
16 years ago
4.3

257 km
Yamgān, 51 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 27, 2006 18:39
16 years ago
4.4

151 km
Wurduj, 25 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 26, 2006 04:35
16 years ago
4.0

181 km
Warsaj, 87 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 25, 2006 12:55
16 years ago
3.8

189 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 96 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 24, 2006 18:42
16 years ago
4.4

167 km
Warsaj, 74 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 23, 2006 05:03
16 years ago
3.9

10 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 59 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Feb 21, 2006 22:29
16 years ago
4.4

205 km
Zebak, 34 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 21, 2006 14:27
16 years ago
4.1

104 km
Warsaj, 91 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Feb 20, 2006 04:05
16 years ago
3.5

10 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 108 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Feb 19, 2006 21:30
16 years ago
3.4

78 km
Zebak, 16 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 19, 2006 10:39
16 years ago
4.1

111 km
Zebak, 38 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 19, 2006 00:43
16 years ago
3.5

174 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 116 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 17, 2006 07:46
16 years ago
3.4

83 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 95 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 13, 2006 21:46
16 years ago
4.3

10 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 99 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Feb 12, 2006 16:49
16 years ago
4.4

189 km
Yamgān, 48 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 11, 2006 16:15
16 years ago
4.2

121 km
Zebak, 55 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 10, 2006 14:58
16 years ago
3.5

209 km
Zebak, 24 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 9, 2006 03:23
16 years ago
3.7

195 km
Yamgān, 92 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 6, 2006 11:17
16 years ago
4.3

116 km
Zebak, 70 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 5, 2006 06:37
16 years ago
4.4

10 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 72 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Feb 3, 2006 01:04
16 years ago
3.5

115 km
34 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Feb 1, 2006 08:23
16 years ago
4.0

63 km
37 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jan 31, 2006 01:34
16 years ago
4.0

129 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 91 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 27, 2006 19:58
16 years ago
3.7

121 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 26, 2006 20:50
16 years ago
4.3

70 km
Ishkāshim, Afghanistan, 38 km NW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 26, 2006 15:04
16 years ago
3.1

44 km
Yamgān, 36 km SW of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 25, 2006 11:24
16 years ago
4.0

237 km
41 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 24, 2006 22:32
16 years ago
3.7

104 km
Warsaj, 102 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 2006 20:47
16 years ago
3.3

77 km
Zebak, 62 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 23, 2006 02:04
16 years ago
4.2

240 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 21, 2006 20:30
16 years ago
3.4

35 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 108 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 18, 2006 11:00
16 years ago
4.1

57 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 122 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jan 18, 2006 09:38
16 years ago
4.8

209 km
Yamgān, 88 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 15, 2006 22:12
16 years ago
3.5

148 km
47 km N of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, TajikistanMore
Jan 10, 2006 14:10
16 years ago
3.8

60 km
Wurduj, 39 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 9, 2006 21:34
16 years ago
4.4

188 km
Zebak, 98 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jan 7, 2006 05:13
16 years ago
4.1

195 km
Warsaj, 88 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 7, 2006 04:24
16 years ago
3.9

85 km
Parīān, 88 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
Jan 2, 2006 21:38
16 years ago
4.5

117 km
Warsaj, 84 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jan 1, 2006 18:35
16 years ago
4.5

102 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 43 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jan 1, 2006 09:18
16 years ago
3.7

106 km
Zebak, 48 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2005 19:31
16 years ago
3.8

186 km
Zebak, 54 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2005 15:18
16 years ago
4.5

224 km
Wurduj, 69 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 30, 2005 11:13
16 years ago
4.5

193 km
42 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 28, 2005 17:23
16 years ago
4.1

10 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 55 km N of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 27, 2005 16:56
16 years ago
4.7

204 km
Yamgān, 73 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 26, 2005 23:32
16 years ago
4.0

227 km
Wurduj, 31 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2005 17:30
16 years ago
4.4

74 km
Zebak, 39 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 25, 2005 12:57
16 years ago
3.9

35 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 97 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 19, 2005 12:15
16 years ago
4.3

197 km
21 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Dec 18, 2005 15:44
16 years ago
3.9

51 km
Kishim, Badakhshan, 49 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Dec 13, 2005 14:20
16 years ago
3.4

35 km
Mandōl, Nuristan, 83 km NE of Bāzārak, Panjshir, AfghanistanMore
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