Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 18 km northwest of Farkhor, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Thursday, 5 July 1990 at 01:09 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 31 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 31.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.591°N / 69.241°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NW of Farkhor (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Vakhsh (Nohijai Vaxş, Khatlon) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) SW of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) ESE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) E of Kolkhozobod (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) S of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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