Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Tagāb, 78 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 15 February 1993 at 16:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 211 km depth
Date & time: 15 Feb 1993 16:13:54 UTC
Depth: 211.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.419°N / 70.549°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (152 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
376 km (234 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> 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||211 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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