Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 24 km west of Kŭlob, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, 9 March 1977 at 10:59 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 14 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 14.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.994°N / 69.534°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) SW of Sovet (Temurmalik, Khatlon) (pop: 8,700) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) ESE of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) WNW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) N of Farkhor (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ENE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) S of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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