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M5.0 Quake Strikes HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN

Posted by feww on April 18, 2017

CLA – BWK

Earthquake strikes NE of Kabul, Afghanistan

Earthquake Details

Magnitude: 5.0 mb [emsc-csem]
Region: HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
Date/time: 2017-04-17 @ 23:04:35.6 UTC
Location: 36.53 N, 70.88 E
Depth: 188km
Distances:

  • 271 km NE of Kabul, Afghanistan / pop: 3,044,000
  • 70 km S of Fayzabad, Afghanistan / pop: 44,500
  • 37 km S of Jarm, Afghanistan / pop: 12,200

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes N. Afghanistan

Posted by feww on October 26, 2015

UPDATE: The event posted earlier has been downgraded to a magnitudes 7.5Mw.

M7.5 earthquake strikes northern Afghanistan

The earthquake parameters may be subject to additional changes due to procedural issues at USGS/EHP.

Centered at 36.441°N 70.717°E, about 254km NNE of Kabul, the quake occurred at a depth of 212.5 km, USGS/EHP reported.


USGS has issued an “Orange” alert level for shaking-related fatalities. This means significant casualties are possible and the disaster is potentially widespread. Past events with this alert level have required a regional or national level response.

  • Scores of fatalities and hundreds of injuries have been reported in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. Death toll is likely to rise.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 7.5Mw (downgraded from 7.7)
Location:36.441°N 70.717°E depth=212.5 km (132.1 mi)
Time:2015-10-26 09:09:32 (UTC)
Distances:

  • 45km (28mi) N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan
  • 48km (30mi) SSW of Jarm
  • 76km (47mi) S of Fayzabad
  • 77km (48mi) WSW of Ashkasham
  • 150km E of Konduz (FEWW)
  • 254km (158mi) NNE of Kabul

At least two aftershock measuring 4.8 and 4.7Mw reported as of posting.


Latest map of the 881 felt reports collected through LastQuake amsrtphone app and EMSC websites

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Earthquake location Map. Source: USGS/EHP.

The quake was felt across a vast region including India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Nepal and Western China.

Related Links

  • For previous quakes in the region use search term “Hindu Kush”

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Deep Earthquake Strikes N. Afghanistan

Posted by feww on October 26, 2015

M7.7 quake strikes 45km SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan

Centered at 36.463°N, 70.712°E, about 256km NNE of Kabul, the quake occurred at a depth of 213.5 km, USGS/EHP reported.

The quake was felt across a vast region including India, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Nepal  and Western China.

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