Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Zebak, 91 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Sunday, 20 December 1992 at 11:47 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 47 km depth
Date & time: 20 Dec 1992 11:47:24 UTC
Depth: 46.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.443°N / 71.168°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (31 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 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!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||47 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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