Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan on Saturday, 22 November 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Chimtāl, 33 km SSW of Balj, Balkh District, Afghanistan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Chimtāl, 33 km SSW of Balj, Balkh District, Afghanistan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

22 Nov 13:53 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 8 minutos.
Nov 22 14:10: Magnitud recalculada de 6.0 a 6.2.
Fecha & hora: 22 Nov 2014 13:45:25 UTC
Magnitud: 6.2
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 36.51°N / 66.7°E (Chimtāl, Provincia de Balj, Afganistán)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km al SSO de Balj (pop: 114,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
43 km al OSO de Mazār-e Šarīf (pop: 303,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
59 km al S de Qarchī Gak (pop: 8,940) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
67 km al NNE de Tukzār (Sar-e Pol) (pop: 12,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al ENE de Sar-e Pul (Sar-e Pol) (pop: 52,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
77 km al NNE de Sang-e Chārak (Sar-e Pol) (pop: 15,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
86 km al E de Shibirghān (Jowzjan) (pop: 55,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
92 km al OSO de Khulm (pop: 64,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
95 km al SSO de Termez (Surxondaryo, Uzbekistán) (pop: 140,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
314 km al NO de Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.210 kmHindu Kush Region, AfghanistanGFZ
M 5.524 km42km SW of Balkh, AfghanistanUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Mazar-e-Sharif / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mazar-e Sharif / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Mazar-e Sharif, 3rd floor of a concrete building. Felt quite strongly, duration maybe around 30 seconds. No roaring heard. Some friends living in kahgel (mud brick) buildings in Mazar-e Sharif and Deh Dadi are ok, until now no damages reported
Mazar-e-Sharif / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Termez / Usbekistan / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mazari Sharif (Afghanistan, 39 km E of epicenter) : I've felt dizzy all day (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.2 terremoto: Chimtāl, 33 km al suroeste de Balj, Afganistán Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:45

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.2 - Chimtāl, 33 km SSW of Balj, Balkh District, Afghanistan, sábado, 22 nov. 2014
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