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M6.6 - 39km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan

  1. Apr 10, 2016 #1

    Astronuc

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    davenn

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  4. Apr 10, 2016 #3

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    Apparently it was felt strongly in Pakistan.

    Earthquake rattles Pakistan, 1 dead, 30 wounded
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/earthquake-rattles-pakistans-capital-other-cities-110611019.html [Broken]
     
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  5. Apr 10, 2016 #4

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    appears to have an oblique thrust mechanism
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20005gsg#moment-tensor

    which gels with the tectonics of the NE Afghanistan/NW Pakistan region

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us20005gsg#general

    I used to be so good at working out fomec's ( beachballs). have got a little rusty over recent years

    Many years ago I did do a focal mec. basics page on my www site
    http://www.sydneystormcity.com/fomec.htm

    I should do some updating .... too many things to do and so little time :rolleyes:


    Dave
     
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