Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 18 km south of Taraz, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Thursday, 2 February 1984 at 15:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 2 Feb 1984 15:15:28 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.743°N / 71.3°E (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSW of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Sarykemer (Zhambyl) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Talas (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 35,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ENE of Turar Ryskulov (Turkistan) (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SE of Karatau (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) ENE of Belyye Vody (Turkistan) (pop: 26,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) ENE of Shymkent (pop: 414,000) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NE of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) W of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
938 km (583 mi) S of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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