Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Zebak, 82 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 28 January 1993 at 02:30 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 216 km depth
Date & time: 28 Jan 1993 02:30:59 UTC
Depth: 216.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.694°N / 71.33°E (Zebak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ESE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (57 mi) WSW of Khandūd (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
304 km (189 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> 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||216 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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