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Latest Earthquakes Near Sangīn, Helmand in 🇦🇫 Afghanistan

Latest Earthquakes Near Sangīn, Helmand in Afghanistan

An overview of the latest earthquakes near Sangīn, Helmand in Afghanistan. Each earthquake event is recorded as they happend updated every minute, the first event ever recorded was in 1950.

Earthquakes are recorded and updated every minute.
(Currently displaying 2 out of 2 in total)
Time Epicenter Magnitude Depth
22 years ago
On 2001-05-26 23:14:38
31.738, 63.732
110 km (68 mi) 🡗 SW of Sangīn
M 4.6
33 km
26 years ago
On 1996-12-16 05:03:27
33.263, 64.508
135 km (84 mi) 🡔 NW of Sangīn
M 0
33 km

Sangīn Earthquake Statistics

Since the 1950's Sangīn has experiences a total of 2 earthquakes, within a 150 km radius of the center of the city.

Earthquakes per Year in Sangīn 1950-2023

Earthquake Magnitude Distribution

Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
M 0 1 50.0%
M 4 1 50.0%

When was the last earthquake in Sangīn, Helmand, Afghanistan?

The last earthquake in Sangīn was 22 years ago and struck 110 km (68 mi) 🡗 SW of the city. The earthquake had a magnitude 4.60 on the richter scale and a depth of 33.0 km.

What was the strongest earthquake near Sangīn, Helmand, Afghanistan?

The strongest earthquake recorded near Sangīn was a 4.60 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 33.0 kilometers. It struck 110 km (68 mi) 🡗 SW of the city, 22 years ago.

How often do earthquakes occur near Sangīn, Helmand, Afghanistan?

In 2023, Sangīn has experienced 0 earthquakes with a magnitude of 2 or higher. That is lower than the average of 0.03 earthquakes per year in the region. Based on the data dating back to 1950 we can asume that Sangīn is struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2 or higher every 0.00 months.

Earthquakes Near other Cities in Helmand, Afghanistan

Data Information

Information found on this page is a derivative set, based on sources mentioned below.

Data Sources

We aggregate and combine data from USGS (United States Geographical Survey) and the EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre). This allow us to get near real-time and historical earthquake data dating back to the year 1950.


Information or data found on this page should not be used for, or as an early warning system. It is intended as an historical reference or near real-time complementary information to offical and governmental sources. In an event of an emergency it is important closely monitor and follow advice from national, state and local authorities.