Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 76 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 19 February 1993 at 02:30 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 189 km depth
Date & time: 19 Feb 1993 02:30:04 UTC
Depth: 188.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.464°N / 70.84°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (143 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (182 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||189 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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