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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Tajikistan on Thursday, 26 March 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Tajikistan on Thursday, 26 March 2020
26 Mar 04:52 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Date & time: Thursday, 26 March 2020 04:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.78°N / 70.53°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) N of Beshariq (pop: 22,000)
45 km (28 mi) NW of Qo‘qon (pop: 187,500)
51 km (32 mi) NW of Yaypan (pop: 20,300)
99 km (62 mi) SW of Namangan (pop: 432,500)
153 km (95 mi) W of Andijon (pop: 318,400)
193 km (120 mi) W of Osh (pop: 200,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 26 Mar 04:44 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km TajikistanGFZ
Thu, 26 Mar 04:44 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km TajikistanEMSC
Thu, 26 Mar 04:44 UTCM 5.1 / 59.1 kmTajikistan (Uzbekistan)GeoAu
Thu, 26 Mar 04:44 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km17km NE of Asht, TajikistanUSGS
Thu, 26 Mar 04:44 UTCM 5.5 / 42 km TajikistanBMKG

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123.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I estimated it being a 6, but I was wrong by one :-)
Tashkent / Light shaking (MMI IV)
121.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Tashkent / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
190.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
119.3 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
99.9 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
tashkent / Weak shaking (MMI III)
119.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tashkent (119.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
123.1 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Tash (121.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Tashkent / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tashkent / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It was noisy then strong shake about 10-15 sec
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 113 km NW of epicenter) : В Ташкенте ощущал (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : довольно сильный толчок (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 290 km SW of epicenter) : 4 этаж, не заметил (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 182 km NW of epicenter) : С высокой частотой (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло не плохо, жуть. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : 7 этаж. Собака в шоке. Два толчка. Продолжительность. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Потрясло немного, люстра покачалась! (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Резкий толчок, до этого более слабый. Видимо, близко (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent tumani (Uzbekistan, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Short but quite strong (reported through EMSC)
Dushanbe (Tajikistan, 290 km SW of epicenter) : 8 этаж, немного чувствовалось (reported through EMSC)
(Tajikistan, 206 km S of epicenter) : Сахт чунбид (reported through EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan, 201 km E of epicenter) : На 10 этаже заметил только как люстра раскачивается (reported through EMSC)
Osh (Kyrgyzstan, 201 km E of epicenter) : Долгое землетрясение. Два толчка по 11 секунд. (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 182 km NW of epicenter) : One strong push. Fourth floor (reported through EMSC)
Shymkent (Kazakhstan, 181 km NW of epicenter) : Шымкент: несильно и кратковременно (reported through EMSC)
Sariagash audani (Kazakhstan, 129 km NW of epicenter) : Было землетрясение, очень испугалась! (reported through EMSC)
Farg'ona (Uzbekistan, 124 km E of epicenter) : Только я заметил дома (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 119 km NW of epicenter) : помогитееее (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 119 km NW of epicenter) : ааааааааа (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 118 km NW of epicenter) : Тряхнуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 118 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло прилично....на первом этаже звенела даже люстра...отвратительно долго (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ощутимо было даже на первом этаже (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : I was lying in bed in hospital, things shaked mildly. Bed, cupboard (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло. Неприятно так. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Чуть не обкакались (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Довольно ощутимо тряхонуло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Тряхнуло не слабо, не смотря что у меня первый этаж и я лежал на диване. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Весь дом шатался, был шум (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : 3-й этаж потрясло ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Сначала люстра звенела, потом тряхнуло. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Секунд 10 трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Неплохо трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : На Бодамзаре было ощутимо (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : I was in bed being lazy. I felt the shaking. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Я в это врямя холодильник закрыл и не понял, вроде дверцу слегка толкнул, а он как пошёл шататься. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Earthquake lasts about 3 sec. Felt well. No damages. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : 3-4 балла на 5 этаже (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ещё и землетрясения не хватало! (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : Ощутимо. Напугал. (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : На первом этаже ошутимо с шумом отдвижения дома но на удивление люстры не шатались а вода в басейне плескалась страно при это на седьмом этаже даже не почувствовали (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : I felt it.Now waiting outside (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 117 km NW of epicenter) : На 8ом этаже)) (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 116 km NW of epicenter) : Норм было (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 116 km NW of epicenter) : Just felt (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 116 km NW of epicenter) : Хорошо качнуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 115 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент, сильно (reported through EMSC)
Ala-Buka (Kyrgyzstan, 115 km NE of epicenter) : В Кыргызстане,Ала-букинском районе трясло секунд 10 довольно ощутимо. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 114 km NW of epicenter) : Сильный толчок (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 113 km NW of epicenter) : 4 балла как минимум вертикально (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 113 km NW of epicenter) : Сильго бахнуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 113 km NW of epicenter) : 4 балла (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Я опять чуть не обосрался (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 112 km NW of epicenter) : Трясло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 111 km NW of epicenter) : Ташкент. Проснулся из-за этого тряски и шума. Продолжалось секунд 5 (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 111 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно трясло (reported through EMSC)
Tashkent (Uzbekistan, 110 km NW of epicenter) : проснулась от того,что трясло. (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 110 km NW of epicenter) : Короткий ощутимый толчок (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 110 km NW of epicenter) : Felt by many people (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 109 km NW of epicenter) : Не слабо так тряхануло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 109 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 109 km NW of epicenter) : Сильно тряхнуло (reported through EMSC)
Toshkent (Uzbekistan, 109 km NW of epicenter) : Норм так (reported through EMSC)
Khŭjand (Tajikistan, 91 km SW of epicenter) : Ощущаемо было (reported through EMSC)
Ala-Buka (Kyrgyzstan, 73 km NE of epicenter) : Нахожусь на руднике высокогорье 2200мтрясло даже очень ощютимо. Выбежали из АБК на улицу (reported through EMSC)
Qo'qon (Uzbekistan, 51 km SE of epicenter) : Short, big hit with some noise (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Tajikistan, 26 Mar 2020 04h44

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