Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 1.6 km northwest of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Monday, 21 December 1992 at 14:29 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 84 km depth
Date & time: 21 Dec 1992 14:29:33 UTC
Depth: 83.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.738°N / 71.606°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NNW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NE of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) E of Jurm (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) ESE of Fayzabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ESE of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) ESE of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) ESE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
319 km (198 mi) SE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||84 km||Tajikistan||USGS|
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