Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Tajikistan on Monday, 24 November 1969 at 17:23 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Tajikistan on Monday, 24 November 1969 at 17:23 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 115 km depth

Date & time: 24 Nov 1969 05:23:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 115.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.118°N / 71.665°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (26 mi) SSE of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon) (pop: 30,000)
44 km (27 mi) N of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim, Vilojati Muxtori Kūhistoni Badaxşon) (pop: 26,000)
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Khandūd (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520)
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Jurm (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100)
96 km (60 mi) E of Fayzabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400)
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Kŭlob (Hamadoni, Khatlon Province) (pop: 78,800)
365 km (227 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500)
666 km (414 mi) NNW of Lahore (Punjab, Pakistan) (pop: 6,310,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.1115 kmTajikistanUSGS
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