Magnitude 6.7 quake in the Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan

Last updated: 2018-03-26 17:50:59 UTC

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The Anza group at the University of California San Diego operates a broadband seismograph network consisting of 17 three component broadband seismograph stations centered near Anza, California (see map).

On Monday, December 12, 2005 at 1:47 PM (PST) we recorded a quake (preliminary Mw 6.7) located near Hindu Kush Region.

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Initial source parameters for the recent event are shown below. The epicentral distance (distance separating the epicenter and the closest station in the recording network) for Anza is 12224 km (109.93 degrees).

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Event Map

Global mecator event map

Event Parameters

Latitude Longitude Origin time (UTC) Origin time (PST) Depth (km) Mw Author
36.3390 71.1040 12/12/05 (346) 21:47.47 12/12/05 (346) 2:02 PM 228 6.7 QED

* The location and magnitude determined for this event are preliminary and are subject to change upon further review of seismic data.

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Of local interest:

We operate a broadband station on Monument Peak. At 2:02 PM station MONP recorded the Pdiff wave from this event. Here is a view of that event as picked by our analyst. A red Pdiff indicates a Pdiff wave arrival, a red S indicates an S wave arrival.

3 component seismometer recordings at Monument Peak

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