Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 80 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Friday, 18 June 1993 at 19:59 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 210 km depth
Date & time: 18 Jun 1993 19:59:00 UTC
Depth: 209.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.435°N / 70.352°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> 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||210 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 07 Aug 1993 19:54 UTC| M 4.3 |198.8 km (123.5 mi) depth|6 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 23 Jul 1993 11:50 UTC| M 5.7 |272 km (169 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details