Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 18 km southeast of Roghun, Tajikistan, on Monday, 26 September 2005 at 16:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 44 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 44.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.632°N / 69.95°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NE of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) N of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Vahdat (Republican Subordination) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NNE of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) S of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSE 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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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 30 Sep 2005 03:30 UTC| M 4.1 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 26 Sep 2005 21:49 UTC| M 5.1 |48 km (29.8 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details