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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 59 km east of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 9:19 am (GMT +5) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 59 km east of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 9:19 am (GMT +5) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Republican Subordination, 59 km east of Duschanbe, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on Friday, Aug 12, 2022 at 9:19 am (GMT +5)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

12 Aug 05:36 UTC: First to report: KNDC after 1 hour and 17 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 12, 2022 04:19:31 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Aug 12, 2022 at 9:19 am (GMT +5)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.73°N / 69.41°E (Republican Subordination, Tajikistan)
Antipode38.73°S / 110.59°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceKNDC (Kazakhstan National Data Center)
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) W of Obigarm (Roghun) (pop: 10,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) N of Norak (Khatlon) (pop: 18,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (25 mi) ENE of Vahdat (pop: 45,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
40 km (25 mi) W of Roghun (Nurobod) (pop: 7,730) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
56 km (35 mi) NE of Yovon (Yavan, Khatlon) (pop: 17,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) ENE of Duschanbe (Dushanbe) (pop: 679,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Boshkengash (Nohijai Rūdakī, Dushanbe) (pop: 23,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) NNW of Kŭlob (Khatlon) (pop: 78,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.310 kmTAJIKISTANKNDC

Seismograms

Seismic station: Batken, Kyrgyzstan (BTK/KR network) | Distance from quake: 191 km / 119 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 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable 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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