Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 16 km southeast of Roghun, Tajikistan, on Monday, 26 September 2005 at 21:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 48 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 48.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.659°N / 69.96°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) SSE of Roghun (Nurobod, Republican Subordination) (pop: 7,730) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NE of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) E of Vahdat (Republican Subordination) (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) N of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) ENE of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) S of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (184 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: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 30 Sep 2005 03:30 UTC| M 4.1 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details