Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ishkāshim, 90 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 12 October 1992 at 03:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 12 Oct 1992 03:38:19 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.744°N / 71.481°E (Ishkāshim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> 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||33 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Nov 1992 22:57 UTC| M 4.1 |188.9 km (117.4 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details