Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - Yamgān, 91 km southeast of Fayzabad, Faīẕābād, Badakhshan, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, 25 January 1994 at 21:31 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 223 km depth
Date & time: 25 Jan 1994 21:31:48 UTC
Depth: 223.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.421°N / 71.111°E (Yamgān, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SW of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSE of Jurm (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSE of Fayzabad (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Taloqan (Takhar) (pop: 64,300) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) E of Kunduz (pop: 161,900) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NNE of Jalalabad (Nangarhar) (pop: 200,300) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NE of Kabul (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) SE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||223 km||Hindu Kush region, Afghanistan||USGS|
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