Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 17 km southeast of Roghun, Tajikistan, on Thursday, 29 March 2018 at 22:54 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 29 Mar 2018 22:54:14 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.66°N / 69.98°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SE of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NE of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Vahdat (Republican Subordination) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNE of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) NE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) S of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) SSE of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 30 Mar 2018 22:58 UTC| M 3.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 30 Mar 2018 12:09 UTC| M 4.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|14 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 29 Mar 2018 23:24 UTC| M 4.9 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|7 km (5 mi) distance| GFZ | Details