Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Chitrāl District, 119 km northwest of Thal, Pakistan, on Thursday, 17 June 1993 at 20:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 104 km depth
Date & time: 17 Jun 1993 20:44:52 UTC
Depth: 104.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.168°N / 71.236°E (Chitrāl District, North-West Frontier, Pakistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Thal (Upper Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 29,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Dīr (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 29,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NW of Mingora (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 279,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) NNW of Mardan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 300,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) N of Peshawar (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) (pop: 1,218,800) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNW of Islamabad (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Rawalpindi (Punjab) (pop: 1,743,100) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||104 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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- 02 Jul 1993 19:32 UTC| M 4.5 |87.4 km (54.3 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details