Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 28 km southwest of Karakenja, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 10 July 1949 at 15:49 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.079°N / 71.277°E (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) SW of Karakenja (pop: 2,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) E of Rasht (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Aydarken (Kadamzhai District, Batken, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 11,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) E of Novobod (Rasht) (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSE of Isfara (Sughd) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSE of Konibodom (Sughd) (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) ENE of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.7||20 km||Tajikistan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake 28 km southwest of Karakenja, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, 10 July 1949 15:49 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 10 Jul 1949 16:24 UTC| M 6.9 |20 km (12.4 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 35 km west of Karakenja, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 10 July 1949 at 16:24 (GMT)