2010 Afghanistan earthquake

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2010 Afghanistan earthquake
2010 Afghanistan earthquake is located in Afghanistan
2010 Afghanistan earthquake
UTC time2010-04-18 20:28:50
ISC eventn/a
USGS-ANSSComCat
Local date18 April 2010
Local time20:28:50 UTC [1]
Magnitude5.6 Mwc[2]
Depth13 km (8.1 mi) [3]
Epicenter35°43′N 67°41′E / 35.71°N 67.68°E / 35.71; 67.68Coordinates: 35°43′N 67°41′E / 35.71°N 67.68°E / 35.71; 67.68 [1]
Areas affectedAfghanistan
LandslidesYes [4]
Casualties11 killed, 70+ injured [4]

The 2010 Afghanistan earthquake occurred on April 18 with a moment magnitude of 5.6. Eleven people were killed and more than 70 were injured. More than two thousand houses were destroyed. The earthquake could be felt in Mazar-i-Sharif, Kabul, and elsewhere in Afghanistan, as well as in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ISC (19 January 2015), ISC-GEM Global Instrumental Earthquake Catalogue (1900–2009), Version 2.0, International Seismological Centre
  2. ^ ANSS: Afghanistan 2010
  3. ^ ANSS: Afghanistan 2010
  4. ^ a b c ANSS. "Afghanistan 2010: M 5.6 – central central Afghanistan". Comprehensive Catalog. U.S. Geological Survey

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