Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 12 km east of Boshkengash, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 01:35 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 12 km east of Boshkengash, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 01:35 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 12 km depth

20 Feb 02:26 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 50 minutes.
Feb 20 02:42: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Feb 20 03:16: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2019 01:35:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.44°N / 68.94°E (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) ESE of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī, Dushanbe) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SSW of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) W of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Hisor (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NW of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) E of Tursunzoda (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SSW of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.612 kmTAJIKISTANEMSC
4.610 km4km SSW of Kofarnihon, TajikistanUSGS

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Dushanbe / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Dushanbe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : There were 2 earthquakes, one about 6:30 and the other a few minutes later. The second one was stronger.  
Dushanbe / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In the loo - thought it was my BP playing up!  
Karol Bāgh, Central, Delhi (1326 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Delhi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Dushanbe (16 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 17 km W of epicenter) : Сильно трясло резкий толчок (reported through EMSC)  
(Tajikistan, 24 km W of epicenter) : Ҳе ҷунбиде (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 17 km W of epicenter) : Говорят было страшно, но я спал и ничего не почувствовал. (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 308 km N of epicenter) : Не ощущалось (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 21 km W of epicenter) : Где то 3 балла Душанбе (reported through EMSC)  
(Tajikistan, 19 km NW of epicenter) : Dushanbe - 1 very mild at 0620 and one significantly stronger at 0635 (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 19 km W of epicenter) : On the 9th floor was quite serious shake (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 19 km W of epicenter) : I felt jolt that made few things shake. (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 19 km W of epicenter) : Very strong (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 19 km W of epicenter) : Подземные толчки были довольно ощутимы. Видимо сказалось близость эпицентра (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 18 km W of epicenter) : One moderate shake (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 18 km W of epicenter) : It did shake a bit in Dushanbe. But was not strong and did not last long. (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 18 km W of epicenter) : It was quite noticeable. (reported through EMSC)  
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