Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 46 km southeast of Roghun, Tajikistan, on Tuesday, November 21, 1950 at 20:54 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.578°N / 70.336°E↗ (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 38.578°S / 109.664°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) ESE of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) S of Rasht (Republican Subordination) (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Obigarm (Roghun, Republican Subordination) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) NNE of Leningrad (Muminobod, Khatlon) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) ENE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) SSE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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