Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Jurm, 70 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Friday, 7 May 1993 at 11:46 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 253 km depth
Date & time: 7 May 1993 11:46:33 UTC
Depth: 252.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.606°N / 71.031°E (Jurm, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (182 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||253 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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