Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Kyrgyzstan on Sunday, July 6, 1924 at 18:31 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.231°N / 73.267°E↗ (Kyrgyzstan)
Antipode: 40.231°S / 106.733°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SE of Osh (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Uzgen (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Kara Suu (Kara-Suu District) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SSE of Jalalabat (pop: 75,700) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) E of Kzyl-Kiya (Nookat District) (pop: 32,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SSE of Bazar-Korgon (Bazar Korgon) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) SSE of Talas (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) SSW of Bishkek (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) ESE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
429 km (267 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> 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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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 12 Jul 1924 15:12 UTC| M 6.6 |25 km (15.5 mi) depth|45 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Kyrgyzstan on Saturday, July 12, 1924 at 15:12 (GMT)