Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 20 km east of Istaravshan, Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan, on Saturday, March 27, 2004 at 00:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 20.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.959°N / 69.231°E↗ (Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan)
Antipode: 39.959°S / 110.769°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) ENE of Istaravshan (Sughd) (pop: 52,900) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) SSW of Nov (Spitamen District, Sughd) (pop: 13,800) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) WNW of Isfana (Leilek District, Batken, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 17,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) W of Suluktu (Leilek District, Batken, Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) S of Bekobod (Toshkent Viloyati, Uzbekistan) (pop: 86,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SW of Proletar (Nohijai Çabbor Rasulov, Sughd) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Buston (Sughd) (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) S of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNE of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> 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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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes)
- 27 Mar 2004 04:18 UTC| M 4.4 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 27 Mar 2004 01:03 UTC| M 4.6 |19.8 km (12.3 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details