Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Farkhār, Takhar, 87 km east of Khanabad, Khan Abad, Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 29 August 1992 at 04:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 215 km depth
Date & time: 29 Aug 1992 04:20:48 UTC
Depth: 215.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.494°N / 70.06°E (Farkhār, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Fayzabad (Badakhshan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SE of Ārt Khwājah (Khwaja Ghar) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||215 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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