Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Tagāb, 73 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 27 April 1991 at 09:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 209 km depth
Date & time: 27 Apr 1991 09:51:11 UTC
Depth: 208.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.461°N / 70.555°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) SE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar, Takhar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||209 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jun 1991 05:17 UTC| M 4.2 |224.2 km (139.3 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details