Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Eastern Uzbekistan on Tuesday, 19 July 1955 at 08:47 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.824°N / 67.949°E (Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Jizzakh (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Zomin Shaharchasi (pop: 27,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NE of Panjakent (Tajikistan) (pop: 35,100) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Paxtakor Shahri (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) SW of Dashtobod (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) E of Bulung’ur Shahri (pop: 26,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ENE of Samarkand (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Yangiyer (pop: 32,600) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NNW of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SW of Tashkent (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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|5.7||15 km||eastern Uzbekistan||USGS|
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