5.0 Quake; Turkeministan; Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 09:48:12 (UTC)

Epicenter, 5.0-5.9

Magnitude 5.0
Date-Time Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 09:48:12 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 2:48:12 PM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 40.533°N, 53.028°E
Depth 35.7 km (22.2 miles)
Region TURKMENISTAN
Distances
55 km (35 miles) N of Turkmenbasy (Krasnovodsk), Turkmenistan
160 km (100 miles) NW of Balkanabat (Nebitdag), Turkmenistan
265 km (165 miles) E of BAKU, Azerbaijan
545 km (340 miles) WNW of ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 12.6 km (7.8 miles); depth +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles)
Parameters Nst= 29, Nph= 29, Dmin=704.9 km, Rmss=1.05 sec, Gp=122°,
M-type=body magnitude (Mb), Version=Q
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usdwan

Earthquake

Pakistan/Islamabad Earthquake

A map for coordinating publicly available data about the 10/8/05 Earthquake and its aftershocks. Viewers may add their own information. This map is editable directly by users. Also, you may email me at kathryn.cramer at gmail.com. CommunityWalk Tutorials have specific instruction.

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There have been twenty-nine aftershocks in the quadrant defined by the coordinates 34.865, 72.974), (34.865,73.302), (34.56, 72.974), (34.56, 73,302); 26 of which are 5.0 and up, the largest at 6.3. UPDATE 10/23: There was a 6.0 earthquake at 34.880°N, 73.030°E, about 85 miles north of Islamabad this morning.
-- Kathryn Cramer