Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - 167 km southwest of Semey, East Kazakhstan, on Friday, 22 April 1988 at 09:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 0 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.822°N / 78.119°E (Kazakhstan)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Maldar (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) WSW of Semey (pop: 292,800) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) WNW of Georgīevka (Zharma District) (pop: 22,000) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (162 mi) SSE of Aqsū (pop: 44,800) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NW of Ayagoz (Ayagöz awdanı) (pop: 33,500) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) SSE of Pavlodar (pop: 329,000) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (179 mi) SE of Ekibastuz (pop: 121,500) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) W of Ust-Kamenogorsk (pop: 319,100) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) E of Karaganda (pop: 451,800) --> See nearby quakes!
495 km (308 mi) ESE of Nur-Sultan (pop: 345,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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