Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Eastern Uzbekistan on Thursday, 18 January 2001 at 08:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.597°N / 66.334°E (Uzbekistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ESE of G‘uzor (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SSW of Chiroqchi (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Beshkent (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Shahrisabz (pop: 57,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SE of Koson (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Boysun (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNE of Gowurdak (Turkmenistan) (pop: 34,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SSW of Samarkand (pop: 319,400) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) W of Dushanbe (Tajikistan) (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
385 km (239 mi) SW of Tashkent (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.3||33 km||eastern Uzbekistan||USGS|
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