earthquake (M6.0-6.9 termed as "strong") occurred
Mountains in Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on 29 October 2009
at 23:14 PM local time in Afghanistan.
It had a magnitude of Mw=6.2 and was widely felt in eastern
Afghanistan, northern Pakistan and parts of north India.
This earthquake occurred with a week of a
Mw=6.1 earthquake in the
immediate epicentral region on 23 October 2009 that killed five
people in northern Pakistan.
The earthquake was centred
4.2 kms NNE of Wajan (Badakhshan), Afghanistan,
20.8 kms SSW of Ghowryad Gharemi (Badakhshan), Afghanistan,
43.7 kms SSW of Farghamiru (Badakhshan), Afghanistan,
87.4 kms SSE of Faizabad (Badakhshan), Afghanistan,
91.7 kms SW of Iskashem, Tajikistan,
101 kms WNW of Chitral (NWFP), Pakistan,
248 kms NE of Kabul (Kabol), Afghanistan,
363 kms NW of Islamabad (NCT), Pakistan,
1051 kms NW of Connaught Place (Delhi), India.
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This earthquake has been strongly felt in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Tremors have also been felt widely in northern Pakistan including
at Abbottabad, Chakwal, Dera Ghazi Khan, Gujranwala, Faisalabad,
Jhelum, Lahore, Mansehra,
Peshawar, Sargodha and Swat. It was also felt in the Kashmir Himalayas at Muzaffarabad as well as at Srinagar
and in other parts of the Kashmir Valley in Jammu & Kashmir, India.
Light tremors were also felt as far as Delhi.
Earthquake Information Centre (NEIC), Golden, USA.
02) Harvard Centroid Moment Tensor Solution (HRV),
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