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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Afghanistan = UTC +4:30
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jan 14 09:19 5.3 204 MAP I Felt It
GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 14 09:19 5.4 205 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Kabul - Moderate shaking
  • GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Jan 12 03:40 4.8 48 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 08 21:55 4.1 100 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Jan 08 21:55 4.1 103 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 08 09:43 4.1 170 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 08 09:43 4.1 180 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 02 00:09 4.6 192 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Jan 02 00:09 4.6 193 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 02 00:09 4.5 190 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Jan 01 05:40 4.5 100 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Jan 01 05:40 4.5 98 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Dec 29 14:59 4.5 228 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Dec 29 14:59 4.5 215 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 29 14:59 4.5 221 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Dec 26 08:08 4.8 182 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Dec 26 08:08 4.5 171 MAP I Felt It
  • Kabul - it lasted about 10-20 seconds
  • EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 26 08:08 4.7 171 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • kabul - Moderate shaking
  • GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 24 15:42 4.6 163 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 24 15:42 4.5 164 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 24 14:20 4.4 111 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 24 14:20 4.5 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Dec 22 10:16 4.1 106 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 22 10:16 4.1 106 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Dec 21 17:58 4.1 207 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 21 17:58 4.1 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Dec 21 07:28 4.4 147 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Dec 21 07:28 4.4 156 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 21 07:28 4.4 152 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Dec 18 00:27 4.0 216 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 18 00:27 4.0 200 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Dec 17 23:11 4.3 227 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 17 23:11 4.3 227 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 15 01:11 4.2 91 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Dec 14 23:48 4.7 197 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Dec 14 23:48 4.5 192 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Dec 14 23:48 4.7 208 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Dec 12 02:05 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Nov 25 09:32 4.4 147 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Ashkasham, Afghanistan Nov 24 23:36 4.3 232 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 24 23:36 4.3 233 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS `alaqahdari-ye Kiran Wa Munjan, Afghanistan Nov 24 19:25 4.3 117 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 24 19:25 4.3 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Khandud, Afghanistan Nov 14 03:01 4.4 228 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 104 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Farkhar, Afghanistan Nov 13 09:42 4.6 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Afghanistan-tajikistan Border Region Nov 11 21:00 4.6 106 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Khandud, Afghanistan Nov 05 14:09 4.1 165 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 05 14:09 4.1 166 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Nov 05 01:54 4.1 89 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 05 01:54 4.1 100 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jalalabad, Afghanistan Nov 04 16:34 4.6 73 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 04 16:34 4.6 70 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 01 03:36 4.5 180 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Nov 01 03:36 4.3 173 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS `alaqahdari-ye Kiran Wa Munjan, Afghanistan Oct 28 17:45 5.2 101 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Oct 28 17:45 5.2 99 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Dushanbe - Moderate shaking
  • Tashkent - Weak shaking
  • Kabul - Moderate shaking
  • Qala-e-Fathullah - almost 9seconds in two shakes. I was sitting on third floor and the first shake shocked all of us!
  • Kabul - Light shaking
  • Bagram - Moderate shaking
  • Kabul - Light shaking
  • EMSC Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan Oct 20 04:38 4.6 190 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jarm, Afghanistan Oct 20 04:38 4.4 200 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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