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Mag 7.5 - Badahkshan, Afghanistan - Hindu Kush

  1. Oct 26, 2015 #1

    Astronuc

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    M7.5 - 45km N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10003re5#general_summary

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    2015-10-26 09:09:32 (UTC)
    36.441°N 70.717°E depth=212.5 km (132.1 mi)
    Nearby Cities
    1. 45km (28mi) N of `Alaqahdari-ye Kiran wa Munjan, Afghanistan
    2. 48km (30mi) SSW of Jarm, Afghanistan
    3. 76km (47mi) S of Fayzabad, Afghanistan
    4. 77km (48mi) WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan
    5. 254km (158mi) NNE of Kabul, Afghanistan

    It was very deep (210 km), but managed to do damage. At least 280 killed, mostly in Pakistan.

    http://news.yahoo.com/7-5-magnitude-quake-rocks-asia-epicentre-afghanistan-095403222.html# [Broken]

    Dave, did it register in Sydney?
     
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  3. Oct 27, 2015 #2

    Astronuc

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    http://news.yahoo.com/death-toll-reaches-311-quake-hit-pakistani-afghan-054716481.html [Broken]

    M4.7 - 52km SW of Jarm, Afghanistan
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10003ru9#general_summary

    2015-10-27 13:14:07 (UTC)
    36.494°N 70.463°E depth=200.9 km (124.8 mi)
    Nearby Cities
    1. 52km (32mi) SW of Jarm, Afghanistan
    2. 54km (34mi) E of Farkhar, Afghanistan
    3. 69km (43mi) S of Fayzabad, Afghanistan
    4. 87km (54mi) ESE of Taloqan, Afghanistan
    5. 247km (153mi) NNE of Kabul, Afghanistan
     
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  4. Oct 30, 2015 #3

    davenn

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    HI Astronuc
    Yes I did has been a hectic week and didn't get a chance to post the seismogram
    here's the raw seismogram screenshot

    151026   UT M 7.5 Afganistan zhi.GIF

    here's the processed gram

    151026.091457.zhi.psn.gif


    cheers
    Dave
     
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