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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 75 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 03:35 GMT

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 75 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 03:35 GMT Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 75 km south of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 03:35 GMT

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 222 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 3, 2007 03:35:07 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude6.2
Depth222.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.451°N / 70.688°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Antipode36.451°S / 109.312°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities48 km (30 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) S of Faizabad (pop: 44,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (47 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhār) (pop: 64,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
254 km (158 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
287 km (178 mi) SE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe, Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
321 km (199 mi) E of Mazar-i-Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
372 km (231 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.2222 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (108 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Sep 29, 2007 22:15
15 years ago
4.1

198 km
Yamgān, 38 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 28, 2007 10:17
15 years ago
4.2

236 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 55 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Sep 23, 2007 21:53
15 years ago
4.5

217 km
35 km SE of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 21, 2007 13:57
15 years ago
4.6

242 km
Wurduj, 80 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 15, 2007 17:12
15 years ago
3.9

226 km
Wurduj, 27 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 12, 2007 03:12
15 years ago
4.2

202 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Sep 10, 2007 16:07
15 years ago
3.3

64 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Sep 10, 2007 11:51
15 years ago
4.9

211 km
Tagāb, 62 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 9, 2007 03:31
15 years ago
4.4

141 km
Yamgān, 87 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 6, 2007 13:03
15 years ago
4.4

109 km
Zebak, 56 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 4, 2007 06:18
15 years ago
4.6

90 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 57 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Sep 3, 2007 17:47
15 years ago
4.8

208 km
Yamgān, 76 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Sep 2, 2007 14:31
15 years ago
4.3

155 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Aug 31, 2007 04:52
15 years ago
4.7

269 km
Kishim, Badakhshan, 53 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 2007 15:30
15 years ago
4.4

93 km
Bargi Matal, Nuristan, 100 km N of Āsmār, Bar Kunaṟ, Kunar, AfghanistanMore
Aug 30, 2007 00:59
15 years ago
4.3

119 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 94 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 29, 2007 21:49
15 years ago
4.5

119 km
Zebak, 51 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 26, 2007 18:03
15 years ago
3.7

35 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Aug 26, 2007 14:52
15 years ago
4.7

88 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 67 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Aug 23, 2007 14:00
15 years ago
4.3

197 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Aug 20, 2007 04:51
15 years ago
4.6

225 km
Zebak, 26 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 18, 2007 02:02
15 years ago
3.6

80 km
Yamgān, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 14, 2007 14:35
15 years ago
4.8

230 km
Jurm, 75 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 12, 2007 22:31
15 years ago
4.2

201 km
Tagāb, 77 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 10, 2007 00:28
15 years ago
4.5

103 km
Zebak, 30 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 8, 2007 01:07
15 years ago
3.7

109 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 116 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 7, 2007 20:32
15 years ago
4.2

213 km
Yamgān, 86 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 5, 2007 04:54
15 years ago
3.8

223 km
Yamgān, 45 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 4, 2007 07:53
15 years ago
4.0

230 km
Wurduj, 24 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 1, 2007 15:34
15 years ago
4.4

105 km
Zebak, 38 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Aug 1, 2007 01:56
15 years ago
4.2

187 km
Yamgān, 38 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 31, 2007 05:25
15 years ago
3.8

148 km
Yamgān, 95 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 31, 2007 02:15
15 years ago
4.8

109 km
Zebak, 46 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2007 12:03
15 years ago
4.0

91 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jul 30, 2007 05:30
15 years ago
4.3

148 km
Yamgān, 44 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 25, 2007 06:21
15 years ago
5.0

126 km
Warsaj, 71 km SE of Farkhār, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 24, 2007 04:24
15 years ago
4.5

139 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jul 24, 2007 04:09
15 years ago
3.9

211 km
Yamgān, 39 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 19, 2007 18:49
15 years ago
4.8

104 km
Zebak, 38 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 18, 2007 10:06
15 years ago
4.2

211 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 69 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 15, 2007 12:24
15 years ago
4.7

213 km
Yamgān, 72 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 13, 2007 16:57
15 years ago
3.6

97 km
Zebak, 46 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2007 21:28
15 years ago
4.1

144 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 110 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 12, 2007 17:31
15 years ago
4.2

205 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 11, 2007 14:43
15 years ago
4.7

215 km
Yamgān, 81 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 11, 2007 10:00
15 years ago
4.3

112 km
Farkhār, 69 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 10, 2007 22:40
15 years ago
4.1

105 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 65 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jul 10, 2007 14:29
15 years ago
4.3

224 km
Farkhār, 63 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jul 8, 2007 16:43
15 years ago
3.5

201 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 2007 23:03
15 years ago
4.4

197 km
Yamgān, 82 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 6, 2007 03:37
15 years ago
4.3

112 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 43 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jul 5, 2007 10:33
15 years ago
4.1

102 km
Zebak, 36 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jul 3, 2007 22:20
15 years ago
4.0

185 km
Yamgān, 41 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 29, 2007 22:33
15 years ago
4.4

241 km
Wurduj, 25 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 27, 2007 00:45
15 years ago
4.0

212 km
Yamgān, 52 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 26, 2007 16:47
15 years ago
4.4

204 km
Tagāb, Badakhshan, 76 km E of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 25, 2007 00:55
15 years ago
4.7

223 km
Wurduj, 74 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 24, 2007 22:55
15 years ago
4.3

143 km
Warsaj, 99 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 23, 2007 18:19
15 years ago
4.8

193 km
Yamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 20, 2007 17:34
15 years ago
4.1

121 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 108 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 18, 2007 16:37
15 years ago
4.4

223 km
Tagāb, 62 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 16, 2007 16:27
15 years ago
4.0

139 km
Warsaj, 77 km SE of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, AfghanistanMore
Jun 14, 2007 20:28
15 years ago
4.6

105 km
Yamgān, 73 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 14, 2007 04:41
15 years ago
4.1

123 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 59 km N of Pārūn, Nuristan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 12, 2007 01:24
15 years ago
4.6

185 km
Zebak, 15 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 11, 2007 17:56
15 years ago
4.6

110 km
Zebak, 37 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 10, 2007 23:04
15 years ago
4.1

94 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Jun 10, 2007 10:58
15 years ago
4.2

108 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 61 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Jun 9, 2007 00:57
15 years ago
4.2

173 km
8.4 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Jun 5, 2007 01:28
15 years ago
3.9

171 km
Zebak, 13 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 27, 2007 14:49
15 years ago
4.4

219 km
Wurduj, 34 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 25, 2007 13:02
15 years ago
4.4

220 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
May 25, 2007 00:32
15 years ago
4.3

180 km
Yamgān, 49 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 24, 2007 04:15
15 years ago
4.1

127 km
Zebak, 65 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 24, 2007 00:51
15 years ago
4.2

140 km
Zebak, 39 km S of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 21, 2007 14:01
15 years ago
4.6

104 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 54 km S of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
May 21, 2007 02:21
15 years ago
4.7

205 km
Wurduj, 85 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 17, 2007 15:13
15 years ago
4.2

208 km
Wurduj, 38 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 15, 2007 19:28
15 years ago
4.6

204 km
Yamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 13, 2007 12:16
15 years ago
4.4

113 km
Zebak, 27 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 12, 2007 05:05
15 years ago
3.8

101 km
Wurduj, 28 km NW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 10, 2007 09:33
15 years ago
4.3

187 km
10.4 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 8, 2007 05:49
15 years ago
4.5

197 km
Zebak, 24 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 7, 2007 18:40
15 years ago
4.3

106 km
Yamgān, 49 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 5, 2007 16:10
15 years ago
4.5

186 km
Zebak, 39 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
May 2, 2007 22:14
15 years ago
4.0

96 km
Wurduj, 64 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 28, 2007 16:24
15 years ago
4.0

228 km
Wurduj, 35 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 28, 2007 01:11
15 years ago
5.0

204 km
Tagāb, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 26, 2007 01:23
15 years ago
4.3

215 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Apr 24, 2007 07:20
15 years ago
4.9

48 km
Zebak, 19 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2007 16:47
15 years ago
4.2

187 km
Yamgān, 50 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2007 06:40
15 years ago
4.0

250 km
Wurduj, 38 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2007 03:15
15 years ago
4.3

103 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 108 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 23, 2007 02:31
15 years ago
4.8

124 km
Kuran Wa Munjan, 78 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 2007 23:52
15 years ago
4.0

230 km
Wurduj, 38 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 21, 2007 23:33
15 years ago
4.7

213 km
Yamgān, 78 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 18, 2007 11:10
15 years ago
3.8

212 km
Chitrāl, Pakistan, 63 km SW of Ishqoshim, TajikistanMore
Apr 18, 2007 03:44
15 years ago
3.6

119 km
Zebak, 97 km SE of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 17, 2007 13:32
15 years ago
4.4

189 km
Yamgān, 48 km S of Jurm, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 17, 2007 10:03
15 years ago
4.6

182 km
Zebak, 14 km W of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 15, 2007 03:27
15 years ago
3.7

192 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Apr 14, 2007 12:04
15 years ago
4.7

184 km
Zebak, 20 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 13, 2007 14:09
15 years ago
4.5

214 km
Yamgān, 75 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 11, 2007 12:20
15 years ago
4.5

196 km
Yamgān, 78 km S of Faizabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 11, 2007 04:47
15 years ago
3.9

83 km
Zebak, 51 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 2007 16:15
15 years ago
3.9

150 km
Zebak, 40 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
Apr 8, 2007 10:11
15 years ago
4.0

207 km
Hindu Kush Region, AfghanistanMore
Apr 7, 2007 21:50
15 years ago
4.1

106 km
Zebak, 61 km SW of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, AfghanistanMore
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