Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 29 km southwest of Lugovoy, Turar Ryskulov District, Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan, on Monday, 27 April 2009 at 20:04 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 27 Apr 2009 20:04:14 UTC
Depth: 18.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.841°N / 72.435°E (Zhambyl Oblysy, Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) WSW of Lugovoy (Turar Ryskulov District, Zhambyl) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Merke (Merki District, Zhambyl) (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) ESE of Sarykemer (Zhambyl) (pop: 15,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) E of Taraz (Zhambyl) (pop: 358,200) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Chu (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) ESE of Karatau (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) W of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 900,000) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) ENE of Shymkent (pop: 414,000) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NE of Tashkent (Toshkent Shahri, Uzbekistan) (pop: 1,978,000) --> See nearby quakes!
931 km (578 mi) S of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> 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||18 km||Kyrgyzstan (Kazakhstan)||USGS|
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