Magnitude 6.6 - HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN

2005 December 12 21:47:46 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location36.332°N, 71.130°E
Depth225.4 km (140.1 miles) set by location program
RegionHINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN
Distances
95 km (60 miles) NW of Chitral, Pakistan
95 km (60 miles) SSE of Feyzabad, Afghanistan
135 km (85 miles) SSW of Khorugh, Tajikistan
350 km (220 miles) NNW of ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=138, Nph=138, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
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Felt Reports

Five people killed at Tili. At least one person injured in Jalalabad. At least 300 livestock killed and 100 houses damaged in Badakhshan. Several houses damaged at Baramulla, Fariabad and Uri, India. Landslides blocked several roads near Bagh, Kashmir. Felt (V) at Lahore and (IV) at Islamabad, Pakistan. Felt (IV) at Kabul and (III) at Bagrami, Afghanistan. Felt (IV) at Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Chandigarh, India. Felt at Gilgit and Muzaffarabad, Kashmir. Also felt at Balakot, Mansehra, Peshawar and Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Also felt at Amritsar and New Delhi, India.

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