Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - 22 km south of Rasht, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, April 11, 1956 at 01:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 15 km depth
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.831°N / 70.399°E↗ (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 38.831°S / 109.601°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) S of Rasht (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SE of Novobod (Rasht) (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) E of Roghun (Nurobod) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Obigarm (Roghun) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNE of Leningrad (Muminobod, Khatlon) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NNE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ENE of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SSE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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