Very strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Eastern Uzbekistan on Monday, 11 January 1943 at 19:50 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 11 Jan 1943 19:50:28 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.196°N / 67.991°E (Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Denov (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) NE of Sho‘rchi (Shurchi) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Tursunzoda (Tajikistan) (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) SW of Hisor (Tajikistan) (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) E of Boysun (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) WSW of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) WSW of Vahdat (Tajikistan) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNE of Termez (pop: 140,400) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Samarkand (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) SSW of Tashkent (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.3||35 km||eastern Uzbekistan||USGS|
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