Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

A deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at 11:39 UTC (16:09 LT) on December 20, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 210.2 km (130.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 214 km (132.9 miles). The…

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

Strong M6.2 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as 6.2 hit Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at 10:41 UTC (15:11 local time) on May 9, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 111.9 km (69.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles)….

Deadly M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

Deadly M6.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush, Afghanistan

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit Hindu Kush region, northern Afghanistan at 07:07 UTC on January 31, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 191.2 km (118.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 189 km (117 miles). According to the…

Deep M6.6 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

Deep M6.6 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

A strong and deep earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region at 10:28 UTC on April 10, 2016. The agency is reporting a depth of 210.4 km (130.7 miles). EMSC reports M6.6 at a depth of 211 km (131 miles). PMD NSMC (Pakistan)…

Major M8.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

Major M8.1 earthquake hits Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan

A major earthquake registered by USGS as M7.5 hit Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan at 09:09 UTC on October 26, 2015. USGS registered depth of 213.5 km (132.7 miles). EMSC reports M7.5 at a depth of 190 km (118 miles). Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring…

New study maps glacier mass change in the Himalayas

New study maps glacier mass change in the Himalayas

Glacial  reservoirs are among largest  freshwater deposits on Earth. About 1% of global sea level rise is caused by melting – that’s about 3-4% of the total  global glaciers and ice caps. However, researchers don’t have enough data considering regional behaviour