Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 17 km south of Karakenja, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Saturday, 14 April 1951 at 04:10 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.089°N / 71.592°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SSE of Karakenja (pop: 2,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SW of Daroot-Korgon (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 4,700) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) E of Rasht (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Isfara (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Fergana (Uzbekistan) (pop: 164,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SE of Konibodom (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of Kŭlob (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) SE of Khujand (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.1||15 km||Tajikistan||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake 17 km south of Karakenja, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, 14 April 1951 04:10 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 04 Aug 1951 00:16 UTC| M 5.5 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 12 May 1951 22:07 UTC| M 5.6 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|49 km (31 mi) distance| USGS | Details