Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, 94 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 20 September 1992 at 21:32 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Kuran Wa Munjan, 94 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 20 September 1992 at 21:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 137 km depth

Date & time: 20 Sep 1992 21:32:33 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 137.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.32°N / 70.916°E (Kuran Wa Munjan, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.7137 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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