Strong Earthquake Strikes N of Karakul Impact Crater
Posted by feww on June 26, 2016
M6.4 quake strikes Kyrgyzstan, 40km North of Karakul impact crater, Pamir Mountains
Centered at 39.487°N, 73.325°E the event occurred at a depth of 15.5km, USGS/EHP reported.
The event was preceded by a significant aftershock, measuring 5.0Mw and centered at 36.540°N, 70.084°E [20km E of Farkhar, Afghanistan,] and at a depth of 215.1km.
NOTE: Karakul [Qarokul, or Siob, Tajik for “black lake,”] is a lake located within a 52-km-diameter impact crater in the Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan.
Diagnostics available from BEACONS [CJ Members.]