Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - 22 km south of Rasht, Republican Subordination, Tajikistan, on Tuesday, January 7, 1958 at 06:05 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.842°N / 70.302°E↗ (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 38.842°S / 109.698°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (13 mi) SSW of Rasht (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Novobod (Rasht) (pop: 5,350) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) E of Roghun (Nurobod) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Obigarm (Roghun) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) ENE of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ENE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSE of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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