Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Imām Şāḩib, 10.3 km south of Qarāwul, Imam Sahib, Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 29 July 2006 at 10:57 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.13°N / 68.808°E (Imām Şāḩib, Kunduz, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Imām Şāḩib (pop: 9,660) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) N of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Khanabad (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) W of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) ENE of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) N of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.4||10 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 13 Aug 2006 16:18 UTC| M 4.5 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|26 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 29 Jul 2006 11:36 UTC| M 4.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|27 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details