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Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 65 km west of Kurgan-Tyube, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 08:04 GMT -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 65 km west of Kurgan-Tyube, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 08:04 GMT Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 65 km west of Kurgan-Tyube, Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 08:04 GMT

Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 May 09:12 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 8 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 26, 2021 08:04:22 UTC -
Local time at epicenter
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude37.81°N / 68.04°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Antipode37.81°S / 111.96°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities31 km (19 mi) SE of Sho‘rchi (Shurchi, Surxondaryo, Uzbekistan) (pop: 24,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (21 mi) NNW of Boshchorbogh (Khatlon) (pop: 4,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) NW of Gharavŭti (Jilikul, Khatlon) (pop: 8,470) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
52 km (33 mi) SSE of Denov (Surxondaryo, Uzbekistan) (pop: 69,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Moskovskiy (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 22,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Kolkhozobod (Rumi, Khatlon) (pop: 18,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
65 km (40 mi) W of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
71 km (44 mi) W of Vakhsh (Nohijai Vaxş, Khatlon) (pop: 15,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Tursunzoda (Republican Subordination) (pop: 37,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
103 km (64 mi) SW of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Seismic station: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (BTK/KR network) | Distance from quake: 347 km / 215 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Batken, Kyrgyzstan: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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