Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 29 km south of Istaravshan, Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan, on Friday, 28 December 1923 at 22:24 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.664°N / 69.093°E (Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSE of Istaravshan (Sughd) (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) WSW of Isfana (Leilek District, Batken, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Bekobod (Toshkent Viloyati, Uzbekistan) (pop: 86,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Proletar (Nohijai Çabbor Rasulov, Sughd) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSE of Yangiyer (Sirdaryo, Uzbekistan) (pop: 32,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Buston (Sughd) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) SSE of Guliston (Sirdaryo, Uzbekistan) (pop: 53,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) S of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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