Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Yamgān, 78 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 25 January 1993 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 218 km depth
Date & time: 25 Jan 1993 19:20:22 UTC
Depth: 218.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.515°N / 71.039°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (187 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> 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||218 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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