Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake - Tajikistan on Saturday, 18 February 1911 at 18:41 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake  - Tajikistan on Saturday, 18 February 1911 at 18:41 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.3 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 18 Feb 1911 06:41:09 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.331°N / 72.628°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
118 km (74 mi) W of Murghob (Murghab, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon) (pop: 10,800)
133 km (83 mi) NE of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon) (pop: 30,000)
200 km (124 mi) NNE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon) (pop: 26,000)
253 km (157 mi) ENE of Kŭlob (Viloyati Khatlon) (pop: 78,800)
264 km (164 mi) SE of Isfara (Vilojati Suƣd) (pop: 37,700)
289 km (179 mi) SE of Konibodom (Khagrachari, Viloyati Sughd) (pop: 50,400)
524 km (326 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500)
657 km (408 mi) SW of Almaty (Kazakhstan) (pop: 2,000,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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M 7.315 kmTajikistanUSGS
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Major magnitude. 7.3 earthquake - Tajikistan on Saturday, 18 February 1911 at 18:41 (GMT)
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