Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Tagāb, 85 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 24 April 1993 at 08:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 222 km depth
Date & time: 24 Apr 1993 08:16:41 UTC
Depth: 221.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.368°N / 70.379°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) SSW of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) SSE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
232 km (144 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
381 km (237 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||222 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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