Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Jurm, 53 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 9 January 1993 at 15:12 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 181 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jan 1993 15:12:32 UTC
Depth: 180.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.71°N / 70.883°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
386 km (240 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||181 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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