Quake M6.1 – Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

2018-01-31 07:07:00 (M6.1) Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan 36.5 70.8 (3fa06).

Quake epicenter was near Afghanistan’s Jarm, which was hit by a devastating 7.5 magnitude quake in October 2015 that triggered landslides and flattened buildings, killing more than 380 people across the region.

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.1
Date-Time
  • 31 Jan 2018 07:07:00 UTC
  • 31 Jan 2018 11:07:00 near epicenter
  • 31 Jan 2018 11:07:00 standard time in your timezone
Location 36.543N 70.816E
Depth 191 km
Distances
  • 3.2 km (2.0 mi) NE of Ghurayd Gharamē, Afghanistan
  • 35.7 km (22.1 mi) S of Jurm, Afghanistan
  • 66.1 km (41.0 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan
  • 67.0 km (41.5 mi) SSE of Fayzabad, Afghanistan
  • 74.1 km (46.0 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim, Tajikistan
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.8 km; Vertical 5.5 km

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