Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - Tagāb, Badakhshan, 86 km southeast of Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, on Saturday, 7 August 1993 at 19:54 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 199 km depth
Date & time: 7 Aug 1993 19:54:49 UTC
Depth: 198.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.431°N / 70.414°E (Tagāb, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) ESE of Farkhār (Farkhar, Takhar) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) S of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SE of Rustāq (Rustaq, Takhar) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) ESE of Khanabad (Kunduz) (pop: 71,500) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) ESE of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) N of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||199 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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