Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 88 km northwest of Termez, Surxondaryo Viloyati, Uzbekistan, on Saturday, 16 November 1991 at 12:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 28 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 28.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.687°N / 66.472°E (Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Gowurdak (Turkmenistan) (pop: 34,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Qarqīn (Afghanistan) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Boysun (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Termez (pop: 140,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) S of G‘uzor (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) WSW of Denau (pop: 69,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSE of Qarshi (pop: 222,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) S of Samarkand (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) WSW of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) SSW of Tashkent (pop: 1,978,000) --> 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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