Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 69 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 19 October 1992 at 03:21 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Yamgān, 69 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 19 October 1992 at 03:21 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 19 Oct 1992 03:21:10 UTC
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.497°N / 70.669°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.033 kmHindu Kush region, AfghanistanUSGS
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