Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 67 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 30 March 1993 at 00:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 185 km depth
Date & time: 30 Mar 1993 00:07:30 UTC
Depth: 184.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.548°N / 70.842°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (39 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (44 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||185 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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