Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Gorno-Badakhshan, 350 km east of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, 24 January 2011 at 02:45 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Gorno-Badakhshan, 350 km east of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, 24 January 2011 at 02:45 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 110 km depth

Date & time: 24 Jan 2011 02:45:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 110.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.413°N / 72.791°E (Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) WNW of Murghab (pop: 10,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of Karakenja (Republican Subordination) (pop: 2,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NE of Khorugh (Nohijai Şuƣnon) (pop: 30,000) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (133 mi) NNE of Ishqoshim (Ishkoshim) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) S of Osh (Kyrgyzstan) (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) SE of Isfara (Sughd) (pop: 37,700) --> See nearby quakes!
269 km (167 mi) ENE of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) SE of Konibodom (Sughd) (pop: 50,400) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SE of Khujand (Sughd) (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (217 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.0110 kmTajikistanUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Gorno-Badakhshan, 350 km east of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 24 January 2011 02:45 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 17 Jun 2011 05:28 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    56.5 km (35.1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Apr 2011 06:38 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    131.3 km (81.6 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Gorno-Badakhshan, 350 km east of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, 24 January 2011 at 02:45 (GMT)
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