Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Yamgān, 75 km south of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 24 July 1993 at 21:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 223 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jul 1993 21:32:05 UTC
Depth: 223.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.443°N / 70.604°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) E of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> 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||223 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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