Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Yamgān, 89 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 18 May 1993 at 19:35 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 18 May 1993 19:35:12 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.328°N / 70.724°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) S of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NE of Bāzārak (Panjshir) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) E of Baghlan (pop: 108,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||33 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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