Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 28 November 1993 at 20:59 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 108 km depth
Depth: 107.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.474°N / 71.309°E (Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) S of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Tajikistan) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) ESE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) E of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) N of Asadābād (pop: 48,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
290 km (180 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> 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||108 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan, 28 November 1993 20:59 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 25 Jan 1994 21:31 UTC| M 4.9 |223.1 km (138.6 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 25 Jan 1994 17:54 UTC| M 4.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 19 Dec 1993 17:53 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details