Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Warsaj, 90 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Monday, 26 April 1993 at 14:57 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 141 km depth
Date & time: 26 Apr 1993 14:57:21 UTC
Depth: 141.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.139°N / 70.212°E (Warsaj, Takhar, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SE of Farkhār (Farkhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of Taloqan (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Nahrin (Nahrain, Baghlan) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) E of Mazari Sharif (Balkh) (pop: 303,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 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||141 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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