Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 83 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 5 May 1993 at 03:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 229 km depth
Date & time: 5 May 1993 03:56:36 UTC
Depth: 229.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.371°N / 70.687°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (226 mi) NW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> 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||229 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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