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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 46 km southeast of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, Apr 11, 2022 at 5:59 am (GMT +4:30) -

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 46 km southeast of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, Apr 11, 2022 at 5:59 am (GMT +4:30) Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Viloyati Khatlon, 46 km southeast of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Monday, Apr 11, 2022 at 5:59 am (GMT +4:30)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 146 km depth

11 Apr 01:56 UTC: First to report: NCS after 27 minutes.
11 Apr 02:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 5.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.0 to 146.3 km (from 50 to 91 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 289 km (179 mi) towards NW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 11, 2022 01:29:00 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Apr 11, 2022 at 5:59 am (GMT +4:30)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.3
Depth146.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.3265°N / 69.2314°E (Viloyati Khatlon, Tajikistan)
Antipode38.327°S / 110.769°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceNCS (National Center for Seismology)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) SW of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) E of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Danghara (Khatlon) (pop: 22,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) SE of Vahdat (Republican Subordination) (pop: 45,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) ESE of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī, Dushanbe) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Hisor (Republican Subordination) (pop: 24,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) NW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) NE of Kurgan-Tyube (Khatlon) (pop: 65,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Hulbuk (Khatlon) (pop: 21,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -4.6°C (24 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.3146 kmAfghanistanNCS

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