Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - Yamgān, 65 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Monday, 31 May 1993 at 00:33 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 204 km depth
Date & time: 31 May 1993 00:33:47 UTC
Depth: 204.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.606°N / 70.936°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) E of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||204 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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