Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Wurduj, 83 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Thursday, 8 April 1993 at 00:17 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 179 km depth
Date & time: 8 Apr 1993 00:17:31 UTC
Depth: 179.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.624°N / 71.281°E (Wurduj, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW 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!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||179 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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