Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake - 30 km north of Kerben, Aksy, Jalal-Abad oblast, Kyrgyzstan, on Saturday, November 2, 1946 at 18:28 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.5 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.757°N / 71.854°E↗ (Jalal-Abad oblast, Kyrgyzstan)
Antipode: 41.757°S / 108.146°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) NNE of Kerben (Aksy, Jalal-Abad) (pop: 14,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Tash-Kumyr (Aksy, Jalal-Abad) (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNE of Kosonsoy (Namangan, Uzbekistan) (pop: 43,700) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Chortoq (Namangan, Uzbekistan) (pop: 49,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) N of Namangan (Uzbekistan) (pop: 432,500) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Talas (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Toktogul (Jalal-Abad) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Jalal-Abad (pop: 75,700) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Osh (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) WSW of Bishkek (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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