Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Zebak, 95 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 12 November 1990 at 11:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 236 km depth
Date & time: 12 Nov 1990 11:19:50 UTC
Depth: 235.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.403°N / 71.16°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
344 km (214 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||236 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 21 Dec 1990 17:34 UTC| M 5.0 |170.3 km (105.8 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 15 Nov 1990 06:49 UTC| M 4.3 |222.6 km (138.3 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details