Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Gorno-Badakhshan, 42 km southeast of Rasht, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 09:10 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - Gorno-Badakhshan, 42 km southeast of Rasht, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, 29 January 2020 at 09:10 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jan 09:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2020 09:10:48 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.72°N / 70.65°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SE of Rasht (Republican Subordination) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Novobod (Rasht, Republican Subordination) (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Obigarm (Roghun, Republican Subordination) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Leningrad (Muminobod, Khatlon) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of Vahdat (Republican Subordination) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 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 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGFZ
5.310 kmTajikistanEMSC
5.310 km29km SSE of Gharm, TajikistanUSGS
5.311 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionBMKG
5.428 kmAfghanistan-Tajikistan Border RegionGeoAu
5.120 km塔吉克斯坦 (Tajikistan)CEIC

User reports for this quake (24)

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165.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Dushanbe (159.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
313.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russian Federation, 6563 km E of epicenter) : Горизонт, 2 этаж, несильное волнение. (reported through EMSC)  
Durrës (Albania, 4319 km W of epicenter) : Hard (reported through EMSC)  
Komsi (Albania, 4277 km W of epicenter) : E nigjova ne mamurras (reported through EMSC)  
Kombinat (Russian Federation, 3789 km E of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 312 km NW of epicenter) : Мало приятное ощущение (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 308 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка качало (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 307 km NW of epicenter) : Еле ощутимое (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 307 km NW of epicenter) : Вообще не чувствовал (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 307 km NW of epicenter) : Узбекистан,Ташкент. Немного ощутимо на первом этаже (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 307 km NW of epicenter) : ,Тресни по малой (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 305 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло :0По ощущениям балла 3 :0 (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 304 km NW of epicenter) : Слегка качнуло только люстра шаталась. (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 303 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент 5тый этаж чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 303 km NW of epicenter) : Аэропорт. Не сильно. (reported through EMSC)  
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 303 km NW of epicenter) : Не чувстильно было (reported through EMSC)  
Namangan (Uzbekistan, 261 km N of epicenter) : Лёгкий толчок, слегка ощутимо на 4 этаже (reported through EMSC)  
Samarkand (Uzbekistan, 230 km W of epicenter) : Было ощутимо немножно (reported through EMSC)  
(Tajikistan, 193 km NW of epicenter) : Тресло нормально (reported through EMSC)  
(Tajikistan, 189 km NW of epicenter) : Худжанд, Таджикистан.На первом этаже прилично ощущалось. (reported through EMSC)  
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 167 km W of epicenter) : Кочнуло (reported through EMSC)  
(Tajikistan, 38 km NE of epicenter) : Слегка (reported through EMSC)  
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