Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Wurduj, 85 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 18 October 1992 at 15:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 78 km depth
Date & time: 18 Oct 1992 15:24:02 UTC
Depth: 77.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.51°N / 71.161°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> 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||78 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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