Strong mag. 6 earthquake - 27km N of Bulung'ur, Uzbekistan

Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Bulung’ur Shahri, Samarqand Viloyati, Uzbekistan, on Sun, 26 May 2013 11:08 (Asia/Samarkand)

Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Bulung’ur Shahri, Samarqand Viloyati, Uzbekistan, on Sun, 26 May 2013 11:08 (Asia/Samarkand)

Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 19 km depth

26 May 06:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 26 May 2013 06:08:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 26 May 2013 11:08 (Asia/Samarkand)
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 19.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.9188°N / 67.3846°E (Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) NNE of Bulung’ur Shahri (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Jizzakh (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) E of Chelak (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Samarkand (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SW of Paxtakor Shahri (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) W of Zomin Shaharchasi (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Kattaqo’rg’on Shahri (pop: 59,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) E of Payshamba Shahri (Kattaqo‘rg‘on tumani) (pop: 24,800) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NW of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) SW of Tashkent (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.821 km EASTERN UZBEKISTANEMSC
5.819 km19km NNE of Bulung'ur, UzbekistanUSGS
5.816 kmSoutheastern UzbekistanGFZ
5.819 kmNNE of Bulung'ur, UzbekistanGeoAu

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User reports for this quake (34)

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30 km south west of Navoiy (189.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was in my bed (not sleeping...) and I felt shaking and then I hear the glass shoking each others. It just last few seconds. I Leave in a container on 6 big cement feet.  
Samarkand / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Whole building was shaking   
Shymkent, Kazakhstan (321 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt this from my 6th floor flat in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. It woke me up and lasted for no more than 20 seconds.  
Dushanbe / Weak shaking (MMI III) : short but noticeable tremor effect in Dushanbe and Kabul.  
tashkent / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I use vpn in uzbekistan so my ip address is perhaps not in relation with the real ons (france)  
tashkent / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I use vpn in uzbekistan so my ip address is perhaps not in relation with the real ons (france)  
Samarkand / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Tashkent (219.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt a couple of seconds of shaking  
22849 / not felt
Taschkent (220.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
karshi / not felt
vancouver, bc canada / not felt
Ташкент / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Horrible!  
Tashkent / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was scary! Second earthquake in 2 days!   
Tashkent / not felt
Tashkent / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was scary! Second earthquake in 2 days!   
Tashkent / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was scary! Second earthquake in 2 days!   
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 204 km NE of epicenter) : It started slowly and steadily it was becoming strong. I was alone at home and was afraid it would get even stronger and cause damages of 1966 earthquake. (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 204 km NE of epicenter) : Happened at night time: 3 am of local time (reported through EMSC)  
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 302 km NE of epicenter) : continous shaking, seems like it was weaker than previous one (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : I was lying on the couch when I felt my bed being shaken. I looked at my cat to make sure if she did it but saw that she was also lying quiet. In a few seconds the shaking has become stronger and it was about 30 seconds long. This time the waves were weaker than the night before but still very noticeable (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : Да блин, уже и дома сидеть опасно. Честно сказать уже боюсь. Трясло не так как прошлым утром, но все равно страшно. (reported through EMSC)  
Samarkand (Uzbekistan, 68 km SW of epicenter) : Перепуганная выскочила на улицу. Страшно назад заходить, хотя и первый этаж. (reported through EMSC)  
Bulungur (Uzbekistan, 44 km S of epicenter) : Сильнейшее землетрясение из всех которые я испытывал - вокруг все гудело и шаталось, попадали почти все предметы со шкафа, трещины на стенах, разрушенные трубы дымоходов,кое где поломанные стекла в окнах, люди боялись возвращаться в дома. (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : I was watching Tv suddenly lights on the ceiling started shaking even floors was shaking I had to run away from the house, two days ago it was very powerful earthquake I thought it all started again. (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : Тряска продолжалась более 40 секунд, оно было намного слабее чем прошлое, но все равно ощущалось. По ощущениям - 3 балла, во время покачивания произошел толчок. (reported through EMSC)  
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 302 km NE of epicenter) : По ощущениям около 2 - 2,5 балла (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 210 km SE of epicenter) : Min 40-50 sec (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 210 km SE of epicenter) : Первые 10 секунд едва заметное волнообразное покачивание (пошатывание), потом резкий толчок, следом еще секунд 5 легкого покачивания. (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 210 km SE of epicenter) : It might have lasted 30 sec. (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 210 km SE of epicenter) : Lying down watching TV, items began to tremble...ceiling fans and light fixtures shook slightly. (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : it did last a few seconds. I was thinking it to stop but it went on for a few seconds.one of my friends called me from Jizzax to ask. Probable it was more there. (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : Felt in Tashkent as 3 or 3,5 (reported through EMSC)  
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 195 km NE of epicenter) : I just felt the room shudder once or twice, like a very small sideways lurch. A few things wobbled a little. Very little effect here in Tashkent. (reported through EMSC)  
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