Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 43 km south of Rasht, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Friday, Nov 17, 1950 10:01 pm (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Nov 17, 1950 10:01 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.643°N / 70.311°E↗ (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 38.643°S / 109.689°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (26 mi) ESE of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SSE of Novobod (Rasht, Republican Subordination) (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) S of Rasht (Republican Subordination) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNE of Leningrad (Muminobod, Khatlon) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) SSE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 21 Nov 1950 20:54 UTC| M 5.6 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Details