Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 22 km north of Kǝlbǝcǝr, Kalbajar, Azerbaijan, on Saturday, 30 October 1954 at 23:43 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.306°N / 46.015°E (Kalbajar, Azerbaijan)
Nearest volcano: Porak (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) N of Kǝlbǝcǝr (pop: 8,400) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Daşkǝsǝn (pop: 9,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Ganja (Gǝncǝ) (pop: 313,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Khankendi (Xankǝndi) (pop: 53,100) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Ağdam (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Shusha (pop: 18,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Goris (Syunik, Armenia) (pop: 20,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) W of Bǝrdǝ (Barda) (pop: 37,400) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) E of Yerevan (Armenia) (pop: 1,093,500) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) W of Baku (Baki) (pop: 1,116,500) --> 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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