Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Zebak, 43 km a sud ovest da Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, lunedì, 02 settembre 1957

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - Zebak, 43 km a sud ovest da Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, lunedì, 02 settembre 1957

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 212 km depth

Data & ora: 2 Sep 1957 21:27:38 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 211.8 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 36.424°N / 71.176°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km SO da Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
51 km SO da Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tagikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
58 km SSE da Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
94 km SE da Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
123 km SSO da Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tagikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
143 km ESE da Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
151 km ESE da Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
187 km E da Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
232 km NNE da Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
278 km NE da Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.1212 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake Zebak, 43 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, 2 September 1957 21:27 GMT

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Zebak, 43 km southwest of Ashkāsham, Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 2 September 1957 at 21:27 (GMT)
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