Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Yamgān, 93 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 4 September 1992 at 17:48 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 4 Sep 1992 17:48:01 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.392°N / 71.101°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||33 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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