Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, 127 km north of Asadābād, Kunar, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 25 March 1993 at 12:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 94 km depth
Date & time: 25 Mar 1993 12:28:03 UTC
Depth: 93.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.013°N / 71.11°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NNE of Pārūn (Wama, Nuristan) (pop: 1000) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Āsmār (Kunar) (pop: 15,700) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) N of Asadābād (Kunar) (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 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||94 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 Apr 1993 08:42 UTC| M 4.4 |109.1 km (67.8 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details