Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 16 km northeast of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Sunday, 26 December 1993 at 08:45 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 19 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 18.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.628°N / 68.926°E (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī, Dushanbe) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) ENE of Hisor (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) NNW of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) ENE of Tursunzoda (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) S of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (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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