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Gawaki Destination Guide

Explore Gawaki in Afghanistan

Gawaki in the region of Badakhshan is a town in Afghanistan - some 181 mi or ( 291 km ) North of Kabul , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Gawaki

Current time in Gawaki is now 06:42 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Kabul " with a UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Bazar-e Tashkan, Taloqan, Inow, Nahrin, and Kabul. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Bazar-e Tashkan . Where to go and what to see in Gawaki ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake

The May 30, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred at 06:22 UTC on May 30, 1998, in northern Afghanistan in the Takhar Province. The affected area was controlled by the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan.

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Located at 37.10 70.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan, History of Takhar Province

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred in northern Afghanistan in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at Rostaq in the Takhar Province near Afghan-Tajikistan border. The magnitude of the quake was 6.1 on the infamous Richter scale and it lasted approximately 8 minutes and 7 seconds. Aftershocks continued for the next seven days. The earthquake was also felt at Tashkent and Dushanbe.

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Located at 37.07 70.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1998 earthquakes, 1998 in Afghanistan, Earthquakes in Afghanistan