Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Tagāb, 77 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 12 September 1992 at 17:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 198 km depth
Date & time: 12 Sep 1992 17:13:27 UTC
Depth: 197.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.42°N / 70.576°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||198 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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