Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 28 km east of Norak, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Tuesday, 3 August 2010 at 16:26 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 24 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 23.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.452°N / 69.637°E (Tajikistan)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) ENE of Norak (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Danghara (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) ENE of Yovon (Yavan) (pop: 17,500) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Kŭlob (pop: 78,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Hulbuk (pop: 21,700) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī) (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) E of Dushanbe (pop: 679,400) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) E of Hisor (pop: 24,000) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) S of Khujand (pop: 144,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Oct 2010 09:52 UTC| M 4.6 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|6 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Details