strong earthquake struck the Hindukush
Mountains in Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on
25 February 2001 at 06:51 AM local time and was felt in many parts
of eastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan and northern India.
It had a magnitude of Mw=6.2.
was centred 4.3
kilometres SSE of Khware (Badakhshan), India,
9.0 kilometres SE of Ghowryd-e Gharami (Badakhshan),
64.6 kilometres N of Shahr-e Pari (Badakhshan), Afghanistan,
76.2 kilometres SSE of Fezyabad (Badakhshan),
94.1 kilometres NW of Chitral (N.W.F.P.), Pakistan,
127 kilometres SSW of Khorog, Tajikistan,
270 kilometres NE of Kabul (Kabol),
281 kilometres NNW of Peshawar (N.W.F.P.), Pakistan,
366 kilometres NW of Islamabad (N.C.T.),
842 kilometres NW of Chandigarh (U.T.), India,
1057 kilometres NW of Connaught Place, Delhi (N.C.R.), India.
This earthquake was strongly felt in Kabul, Afghanistan where
people ran onto the streets in panic. It was also experienced in
northern and eastern parts of that country. In Pakistan,
strong tremors were felt in the northern parts of the country,
including at Islamabad. In northern
India, the earthquake was felt in Jammu
& Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh (U.T.), Rajasthan and in
Delhi (N.C.R.). The strongest tremors
were experienced in Jammu & Kashmir. The quake was also felt
as far as Jaipur and Ajmer
International Seismological Centre (ISC),
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV), Harvard, USA.
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