Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 18 km northeast of G‘uzor, Qashqadaryo, Uzbekistan, on Sunday, 31 October 1999 at 17:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.722°N / 66.412°E (Qashqadaryo, Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NE of G‘uzor (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Chiroqchi (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SW of Shahrisabz (pop: 57,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of Karaki (pop: 222,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) E of Beshkent (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Koson (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NW of Boysun (Surxondaryo) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Samarkand (Samarqand) (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (128 mi) W of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) SW of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri) (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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|5.0||33 km||eastern Uzbekistan||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Dec 1999 13:28 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|6 km (4 mi) distance| USGS | Details