Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 44 km north of Ishqoshim, Ishkoshim, Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan, on Monday, Nov 24, 1969 at 5:23 pm (GMT +0)
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Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 115 km depth
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Nov 24, 1969 at 5:23 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 115.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.118°N / 71.665°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 37.118°S / 108.335°W
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) N of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNE of Ashkāsham (Ishkashim, Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Khandūd (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ENE of Jurm (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) E of Faizabad (Badakhshan, Afghanistan) (pop: 44,400) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) ESE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) ESE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NE of Kabul (Afghanistan) (pop: 3,043,500) --> See nearby quakes!
394 km (245 mi) SSE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) NNW of Islamabad (Pakistan) (pop: 601,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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