Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 10.8 km southwest of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 22 January 1989 at 23:02 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.465°N / 68.694°E (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) W of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī, Dushanbe) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SW of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ESE of Hisor (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) WSW of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Khodzha-Maston (pop: 9,780) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WNW of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Tursunzoda (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) W of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSW of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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