Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 19 km southeast of Uzgen, Osh Oblasty, Kyrgyzstan, on Saturday, July 12, 1924 at 15:12 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.622°N / 73.423°E↗ (Osh Oblasty, Kyrgyzstan)
Antipode: 40.622°S / 106.577°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Uzgen (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Kara Suu (Kara-Suu District) (pop: 17,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) ENE of Osh (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Qo‘rg‘ontepa (Andijon, Uzbekistan) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SE of Bazar-Korgon (Bazar Korgon, Jalal-Abad) (pop: 27,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) E of Andijan (Andijon, Uzbekistan) (pop: 318,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Assake (Andijon, Uzbekistan) (pop: 56,700) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) SSW of Bishkek (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) E of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (286 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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