Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 31 km southeast of Kolkhozobod, Rumi, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Thursday, 17 December 1992 at 17:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 36 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.422°N / 68.942°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SE of Orzu (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 5,990) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Qarāwul (Imam Sahib, Kunduz, Afghanistan) (pop: 24,500) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SE of Kolkhozobod (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 18,500) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Vakhsh (Nohijai Vaxş, Khatlon) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Moskovskiy (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 22,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Farkhor (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Chubek (Hamadoni, Khatlon) (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) S of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Feb 1993 10:37 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details