Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Jurm, 66 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 26 March 1993 at 23:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 227 km depth
Date & time: 26 Mar 1993 23:56:58 UTC
Depth: 226.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.64°N / 71.015°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 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||227 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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